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Historical Events In 1540

Wednesday, 14 November 2018

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   The 1st recorded race meet in England (Roodee Fields, Chester) in the year 1540.  

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

Feb 14   In the year 1540 emperor Charles V enters Ghent without resistance, executes rebels  

Feb 25   Francisco V squez de Coronado searches for 7 cities of Cibola Mexico in the year 1540.  

Feb 25   Francisco Vásquez de Coronado searches for 7 cities of Cibola México on this day in history.  

Mar 04   In the year 1540 protestant count Philip of Hessen marries 2nd wife  

Mar 19   In the year 1540 court of Holland names Amsterdam sheriff John Hubrechtsz a "heretic"  

Apr 29   Emperor Charles declares all privileges of Gent ended on this day in history.  

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

May 04   In the year 1540 venice &Turkey sign Treaty of Constantinople  

May 06   On this day in history 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.  

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   On this day in history johann Baptista Serranus, composer  

Jun 24   Henry VIII divorces his 4th wife, Anne of Cleves in the year 1540.  

Jun 29   English ex chancellor Thomas Cromwell sentenced as heretic in the year 1540.  

Jul 09   England's King Henry VIII 6-mo marriage to Anne of Cleves annulled in the year 1540.  

Jul 11   Adolf van Nassau, German son of Willem the Rich/Juliana of Stolberg on this day in history.  

Jul 11   Jan Szapolyai, anti-king of Hungarian, dies on this day in history.  

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

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

Jul 28   England's King Henry VIII marries Catherine Howard in the year 1540.  

Jul 28   English King Henry VIII marries Catharine Howard, his 5th wife on this day in history.  

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

Aug 05   In the year 1540 joseph Justice Scaliger, proposed Julian dating  

Aug 15   Arequipa, Peru, is founded on this day in history.  

Aug 23   Guillaume Budé, French scholar on this day in history.  

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

Aug 29   Emperor Karel deprives city Gent definitive rights/privileges on this day in history.  

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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 in the year 1540.  

Jan 28   In the year 1540 birth of ludolph van Ceulen, German mathematician (d. 1610)  

Jun 03   In the year 1540 birth of charles I of Austria (d. 1590)  

Jun 11   In the year 1540 birth of barnabe Googe, English poet (d. 1594)  

Jun 23   In the year 1540 birth of johann Baptista Serranus, composer  

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 in the year 1540.  

Aug 26   King Magnus of Livonia (d. 1583) was born in the year 1540.  

Famous Deaths In 1540

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 27   In the year 1540 angela Merici, Italian monk/monastery, dies  

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 on this day in history.  

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 on this day in history.  

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

Jul 21   In the year 1540 john I Zapolyai, prince of Transsylvania/king of Hungary, dies  

Jul 28   Thomas Cromwell, King Henry VIII's chief minister, executed died on this day in history.  

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