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Historical Events In 1540

Sunday, 21 July 2019

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

Jan 25   In the year 1540 edmund Campion, London, saint/Jesuit martyr (Decem Rationes)  

Jan 27   Angela Merici, Italian monk/monastery, dies in the year 1540.  

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

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

Feb 09   On this day in history 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   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   On this day in history protestant count Philip of Hessen marries 2nd wife  

Mar 19   Court of Holland names Amsterdam sheriff John Hubrechtsz a "heretic" in the year 1540.  

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

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   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 on this day in history.  

Jun 23   Johann Baptista Serranus, composer in the year 1540.  

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

Jun 29   English ex chancellor Thomas Cromwell sentenced as heretic on this day in history.  

Jul 09   In the year 1540 england's King Henry VIII 6-mo marriage to Anne of Cleves annulled  

Jul 11   On this day in history adolf van Nassau, German son of Willem the Rich/Juliana of Stolberg  

Jul 11   On this day in history 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 23   Turkey recognizes Janos Sigismund Zapolyai as vassal-king of Hungary on this day in history.  

Jul 28   England's King Henry VIII marries Catherine Howard on this day in history.  

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 on this day in history.  

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

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   Ludolph van Ceulen, German mathematician (d. 1610) was born on this day in history.  

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

Jun 11   Barnabe Googe, English poet (d. 1594) was born on this day in history.  

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 on this day in history.  

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

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

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

Mar 30   Matthäus Lang von Wellenburg, German statesman and Archbishop of Salzburg (b. 1469) died on this day in history.  

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.  

Jul 11   Jan Szapolyai, anti-king of Hungarian, dies in the year 1540.  

Jul 21   John I Zapolyai, prince of Transsylvania/king of Hungary, dies on this day in history.  

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

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