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Historical Events In 1540

Thursday, 17 January 2019

Jan 06   King Henry VIII of England married his 4th wife, Anne of Cleves in the year 1540.  

Jan 25   On this day in history edmund Campion, London, saint/Jesuit martyr (Decem Rationes)  

Jan 27   On this day in history angela Merici, Italian monk/monastery, dies  

Feb 02   On this day in history george Schenck van Toutenburg, gov/viceroy of Frisia/Groningen  

Feb 09   On this day in history the 1st recorded race meet in England (Roodee Fields, Chester)  

Feb 09   In the year 1540 the first recorded race meet in England (Roodee Fields, Chester)  

Feb 14   Emperor Charles V enters Ghent without resistance, executes rebels on this day in history.  

Feb 25   In the year 1540 francisco V squez de Coronado searches for 7 cities of Cibola Mexico  

Feb 25   In the year 1540 francisco Vásquez de Coronado searches for 7 cities of Cibola México  

Mar 04   Protestant count Philip of Hessen marries 2nd wife in the year 1540.  

Mar 19   On this day in history court of Holland names Amsterdam sheriff John Hubrechtsz a "heretic"  

Apr 29   Emperor Charles declares all privileges of Gent ended in the year 1540.  

May 04   On this day in history venice & Turkey sign Treaty of Constantinople  

May 04   Venice &Turkey sign Treaty of Constantinople on this day in history.  

May 06   Jean Luis Vives, Spanish theory/humanist/reformer, dies at 48 in the year 1540.  

May 22   Francesco Guicciardini, Italian historian/pres of Romagna, dies at 57 in the year 1540.  

Jun 03   On this day in history hernando de Soto crosses Appalachian Mountain, 1st European to do so  

Jun 10   Thomas Cromwell arrested in Westminister in the year 1540.  

Jun 23   In the year 1540 johann Baptista Serranus, composer  

Jun 24   Henry VIII divorces his 4th wife, Anne of Cleves on this day in history.  

Jun 29   In the year 1540 english ex chancellor Thomas Cromwell sentenced as heretic  

Jul 09   On this day in history england's King Henry VIII 6-mo marriage to Anne of Cleves annulled  

Jul 11   Adolf van Nassau, German son of Willem the Rich/Juliana of Stolberg in the year 1540.  

Jul 11   On this day in history jan Szapolyai, anti-king of Hungarian, dies  

Jul 21   John I Zapolyai, prince of Transsylvania/king of Hungary, dies in the year 1540.  

Jul 23   In the year 1540 turkey recognizes Janos Sigismund Zapolyai as vassal-king of Hungary  

Jul 28   On this day in history england's King Henry VIII marries Catherine Howard.  

Jul 28   In the year 1540 english King Henry VIII marries Catharine Howard, his 5th wife  

Jul 28   Thomas Cromwell, King Henry VIII's chief minister, executed in the year 1540.  

Aug 05   On this day in history joseph Justice Scaliger, proposed Julian dating  

Aug 15   On this day in history arequipa, Peru, is founded.  

Aug 23   Guillaume Budé, French scholar in the year 1540.  

Aug 25   Explorer Hernando de Alarcon travels up Colorado River in the year 1540.  

Aug 29   In the year 1540 emperor Karel deprives city Gent definitive rights/privileges  

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Famous Birthdays In 1540

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 25   Edmund Campion, London, saint/Jesuit martyr (Decem Rationes) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 28   On this day in history birth of ludolph van Ceulen, German mathematician (d. 1610)  

Jun 03   Charles I of Austria (d. 1590) was born on this day in history.  

Jun 11   Barnabe Googe, English poet (d. 1594) was born in the year 1540.  

Jun 23   Johann Baptista Serranus, composer was born on this day in history.  

Jul 11   Adolf van Nassau, German son of Willem the Rich/Juliana of Stolberg was born in the year 1540.  

Aug 05   Joseph Justice Scaliger, proposed Julian dating was born on this day in history.  

Aug 26   In the year 1540 birth of king Magnus of Livonia (d. 1583)  

Famous Deaths In 1540

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 27   Angela Merici, Italian monk/monastery, dies on this day in history.  

Feb 02   George Schenck van Toutenburg, gov/viceroy of Frisia/Groningen died in the year 1540.  

Mar 30   Matthäus Lang von Wellenburg, German statesman and Archbishop of Salzburg (b. 1469) died in the year 1540.  

May 06   In the year 1540 jean Luis Vives, Spanish theory/humanist/reformer, dies at 48  

May 22   Francesco Guicciardini, Italian historian/pres of Romagna, dies at 57 in the year 1540.  

Jul 11   In the year 1540 jan Szapolyai, anti-king of Hungarian, dies  

Jul 21   On this day in history john I Zapolyai, prince of Transsylvania/king of Hungary, dies  

Jul 28   In the year 1540 death of thomas Cromwell, King Henry VIII's chief minister, executed  

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