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Historical Events In 1540

Tuesday, 26 January 2021

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   In the year 1540 george Schenck van Toutenburg, gov/viceroy of Frisia/Groningen  

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   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 on this day in history.  

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

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   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   Jean Luis Vives, Spanish theory/humanist/reformer, dies at 48 on this day in history.  

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   On this day in history johann Baptista Serranus, composer  

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

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

Aug 05   On this day in history 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   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  

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Famous Birthdays In 1540

Famous People Born In This Year In History

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

Jan 28   Ludolph van Ceulen, German mathematician (d. 1610) was born on this day in history.  

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

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

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

Jul 11   In the year 1540 birth of adolf van Nassau, German son of Willem the Rich/Juliana of Stolberg  

Aug 05   On this day in history 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   Angela Merici, Italian monk/monastery, dies in the year 1540.  

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

Mar 30   In the year 1540 death of matthäus Lang von Wellenburg, German statesman and Archbishop of Salzburg (b. 1469)  

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.  

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

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