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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.  

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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   On this day in history 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   In the year 1440 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   On this day in history death of reginald Grey, 3rd Baron Grey de Ruthyn, English soldier and politician  

Oct 26   In the year 1440 death of gilles de Rais, French marshal, killer of 140 children, hanged  

Dec 22   On this day in history death of bluebeard, pirate, executed  

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