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Historical Events In 1440

Sunday, 05 July 2020

Jan 22   Ivan III, the Great, Russian czar (1462-1505)/conquered Lithuania in the year 1440.  

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

Feb 21   The Prussian Confederation is formed on this day in history.  

Feb 22   Ladislaus V Posthumus, King of Hungary/Bohemia on this day in history.  

Apr 09   Christopher of Bavaria is appointed King of Denmark on this day in history.  

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

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 on this day in history.  

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

Dec 22   Bluebeard, pirate, executed on this day in history.  

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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   In the year 1440 frederik I van Hohenzollern, ruler Brandenburg (1417-40), dies at 68  

Sep 30   In the year 1440 death of reginald Grey, 3rd Baron Grey de Ruthyn, English soldier and politician  

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

Dec 22   In the year 1440 death of bluebeard, pirate, executed  

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