Historical Events In 1540
Tuesday, 07 July 2020
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 on this day in history.
Feb 02 George Schenck van Toutenburg, gov/viceroy of Frisia/Groningen on this day in history.
Feb 09 In the year 1540 the 1st recorded race meet in England (Roodee Fields, Chester)
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 On this day in history francisco V squez de Coronado searches for 7 cities of Cibola Mexico
Feb 25 Francisco Vásquez de Coronado searches for 7 cities of Cibola México in the year 1540.
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 On this day in history emperor Charles declares all privileges of Gent ended
May 04 Venice & Turkey sign Treaty of Constantinople on this day in history.
May 04 Venice &Turkey sign Treaty of Constantinople 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 on this day in history.
Jun 03 Hernando de Soto crosses Appalachian Mountain, 1st European to do so on this day in history.
Jun 10 In the year 1540 thomas Cromwell arrested in Westminister
Jun 23 On this day in history 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 England's King Henry VIII 6-mo marriage to Anne of Cleves annulled on this day in history.
Jul 11 On this day in history adolf van Nassau, German son of Willem the Rich/Juliana of Stolberg
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 In the year 1540 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 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 In the year 1540 arequipa, Peru, is founded.
Aug 23 On this day in history guillaume Budé, French scholar
Aug 25 In the year 1540 explorer Hernando de Alarcon travels up Colorado River
Aug 29 On this day in history emperor Karel deprives city Gent definitive rights/privileges