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Historical Events In 1440

Tuesday, 21 January 2020

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

Feb 13   On this day in history hartmann Schedel, German physician/humanist/historian  

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 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 in the year 1440.  

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   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 on this day in history.  

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

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   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 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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