Historical Events In 1440
Thursday, 14 November 2019
Jan 22 Ivan III, the Great, Russian czar (1462-1505)/conquered Lithuania in the year 1440.
Feb 13 On this day in history hartmann Schedel, German physician/humanist/historian
Feb 21 In the year 1440 the Prussian Confederation is formed.
Feb 22 Ladislaus V Posthumus, King of Hungary/Bohemia in the year 1440.
Apr 09 Christopher of Bavaria is appointed King of Denmark in the year 1440.
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 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 on this day in history.
Oct 26 On this day in history gilles de Rais, French marshal, killer of 140 children, hanged
Dec 22 On this day in history bluebeard, pirate, executed