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Historical Events In 1440

Sunday, 18 April 2021

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 in the year 1440.  

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   Christopher of Bavaria is appointed King of Denmark in the year 1440.  

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 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   Ivan III, the Great, Russian czar (1462-1505)/conquered Lithuania was born on this day in history.  

Feb 13   Hartmann Schedel, German physician/humanist/historian was born in the year 1440.  

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   On this day in history death of st Frances of Rome, Italian nun (b. 1384)  

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 died in the year 1440.  

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

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

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