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Historical Events In 1540

Friday, 22 March 2019

Jan 06   On this day in history king Henry VIII of England married his 4th wife, Anne of Cleves  

Jan 25   Edmund Campion, London, saint/Jesuit martyr (Decem Rationes) in the year 1540.  

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

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

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 on this day in history.  

Feb 25   Francisco Vásquez de Coronado searches for 7 cities of Cibola México in the year 1540.  

Mar 04   Protestant count Philip of Hessen marries 2nd wife on this day in history.  

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 on this day in history.  

May 04   Venice & Turkey sign Treaty of Constantinople in the year 1540.  

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

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

May 22   On this day in history francesco Guicciardini, Italian historian/pres of Romagna, dies at 57  

Jun 03   In the year 1540 hernando de Soto crosses Appalachian Mountain, 1st European to do so  

Jun 10   On this day in history thomas Cromwell arrested in Westminister  

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

Jun 24   In the year 1540 henry VIII divorces his 4th wife, Anne of Cleves  

Jun 29   On this day in history 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 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 23   Turkey recognizes Janos Sigismund Zapolyai as vassal-king of Hungary in the year 1540.  

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

Jul 28   English King Henry VIII marries Catharine Howard, his 5th wife in the year 1540.  

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

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 in the year 1540.  

Aug 25   Explorer Hernando de Alarcon travels up Colorado River on this day in history.  

Aug 29   Emperor Karel deprives city Gent definitive rights/privileges in the year 1540.  

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Famous Birthdays In 1540

Famous People Born In This Year In History

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

Jan 28   Ludolph van Ceulen, German mathematician (d. 1610) was born in the year 1540.  

Jun 03   Charles I of Austria (d. 1590) was born in the year 1540.  

Jun 11   On this day in history birth of barnabe Googe, English poet (d. 1594)  

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   Joseph Justice Scaliger, proposed Julian dating was born in the year 1540.  

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   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 in the year 1540.  

May 06   On this day in history jean Luis Vives, Spanish theory/humanist/reformer, dies at 48  

May 22   On this day in history francesco Guicciardini, Italian historian/pres of Romagna, dies at 57  

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

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

Jul 28   On this day in history death of thomas Cromwell, King Henry VIII's chief minister, executed  

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