Historical Events In 1440
Wednesday, 23 January 2019
Jan 22 On this day in history ivan III, the Great, Russian czar (1462-1505)/conquered Lithuania
Feb 13 Hartmann Schedel, German physician/humanist/historian on this day in history.
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 On this day in history christopher of Bavaria is appointed King of Denmark.
Sep 13 In the year 1440 gilles de Rais is finally taken into custody upon an accusation brought against him by the Bishop of Nantes.
Sep 21 On this day in history frederik I van Hohenzollern, ruler Brandenburg (1417-40), dies at 68
Sep 30 In the year 1440 reginald Grey, 3rd Baron Grey de Ruthyn, English soldier and politician
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