Historical Events In 1440
Saturday, 27 November 2021
Jan 22 Ivan III, the Great, Russian czar (1462-1505)/conquered Lithuania on this day in history.
Feb 13 In the year 1440 hartmann Schedel, German physician/humanist/historian
Feb 21 On this day in history the Prussian Confederation is formed.
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 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.