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Historical Events In 1440

Wednesday, 21 November 2018

Jan 22   In the year 1440 ivan III, the Great, Russian czar (1462-1505)/conquered Lithuania  

Feb 13   On this day in history hartmann Schedel, German physician/humanist/historian  

Feb 21   The Prussian Confederation is formed in the year 1440.  

Feb 22   Ladislaus V Posthumus, King of Hungary/Bohemia in the year 1440.  

Apr 09   In the year 1440 christopher of Bavaria is appointed King of Denmark.  

Sep 13   Gilles de Rais is finally taken into custody upon an accusation brought against him by the Bishop of Nantes on this day in history.  

Sep 21   Frederik I van Hohenzollern, ruler Brandenburg (1417-40), dies at 68 in the year 1440.  

Sep 30   Reginald Grey, 3rd Baron Grey de Ruthyn, English soldier and politician in the year 1440.  

Oct 26   Gilles de Rais, French marshal, killer of 140 children, hanged on this day in history.  

Dec 22   On this day in history bluebeard, pirate, executed  

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Famous Birthdays In 1440

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 22   In the year 1440 birth of ivan III, the Great, Russian czar (1462-1505)/conquered Lithuania  

Feb 13   Hartmann Schedel, German physician/humanist/historian was born on this day in history.  

Feb 22   In the year 1440 birth of ladislaus V Posthumus, King of Hungary/Bohemia  

Famous Deaths In 1440

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Mar 09   St Frances of Rome, Italian nun (b. 1384) died in the year 1440.  

Sep 21   On this day in history frederik I van Hohenzollern, ruler Brandenburg (1417-40), dies at 68  

Sep 30   Reginald Grey, 3rd Baron Grey de Ruthyn, English soldier and politician died in the year 1440.  

Oct 26   In the year 1440 death of gilles de Rais, French marshal, killer of 140 children, hanged  

Dec 22   On this day in history death of bluebeard, pirate, executed  

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