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Historical Events In 1440

Saturday, 25 May 2019

Jan 22   Ivan III, the Great, Russian czar (1462-1505)/conquered Lithuania in the year 1440.  

Feb 13   In the year 1440 hartmann Schedel, German physician/humanist/historian  

Feb 21   The Prussian Confederation is formed on this day in history.  

Feb 22   In the year 1440 ladislaus V Posthumus, King of Hungary/Bohemia  

Apr 09   In the year 1440 christopher of Bavaria is appointed King of Denmark.  

Sep 13   Gilles de Rais is finally taken into custody upon an accusation brought against him by the Bishop of Nantes on this day in history.  

Sep 21   Frederik I van Hohenzollern, ruler Brandenburg (1417-40), dies at 68 on this day in history.  

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

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

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   St Frances of Rome, Italian nun (b. 1384) died in the year 1440.  

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   Bluebeard, pirate, executed died in the year 1440.  

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