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Historical Events In 1440

Saturday, 23 March 2019

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

Feb 13   In the year 1440 hartmann Schedel, German physician/humanist/historian  

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

Feb 22   On this day in history ladislaus V Posthumus, King of Hungary/Bohemia  

Apr 09   On this day in history 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 in the year 1440.  

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

Sep 30   Reginald Grey, 3rd Baron Grey de Ruthyn, English soldier and politician on this day in history.  

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

Dec 22   Bluebeard, pirate, executed in the year 1440.  

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Famous Birthdays In 1440

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 22   On this day in history birth of ivan III, the Great, Russian czar (1462-1505)/conquered Lithuania  

Feb 13   In the year 1440 birth of hartmann Schedel, German physician/humanist/historian  

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

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   Frederik I van Hohenzollern, ruler Brandenburg (1417-40), dies at 68 on this day in history.  

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

Oct 26   Gilles de Rais, French marshal, killer of 140 children, hanged died in the year 1440.  

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

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