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Historical Events In 1542

Thursday, 23 May 2019

Jan 10   In the year 1542 gerardus Noviomagus, [Gerrit Geldenhauer], Dutch theologist, die at 59  

Jan 21   Parliament passes bill of attainder against Queen Katherine Howard in the year 1542.  

Feb 02   Portuguese under Christovão da Gama capture a Moslem-occupied hillfort in northern Ethiopia in the Battle of Baçente in the year 1542.  

Feb 13   In the year 1542 catharine Howard, queen of England/5th wife of Henry VIII, beheaded  

Feb 13   Catherine Howard, the fifth wife of England's King Henry VIII, is beheaded for adultery on this day in history.  

Feb 22   On this day in history santino Garsi, composer  

May 06   On this day in history francis Xavier reaches Old Goa, the capital of Portuguese India at the time.  

May 21   Hernando de Soto, dies while searching for gold, near Mississippi R in the year 1542.  

May 21   Spanish explorer Hernando de Soto dies while searching for gold along the Mississippi River on this day in history.  

Jun 15   Richard Grenville, English parliament leader/vice-admiral (Roanoke) on this day in history.  

Jun 19   In the year 1542 leo Jud[ae], Swiss pastor/church reformer  

Jun 24   On this day in history juan de la Cruz, [de Yepes], Spanish Carmelet/poet/saint  

Jun 27   In the year 1542 juan Rodriguez Cabrillo claims California for Spain  

Jul 06   Elisabeth van Nassau, daughter of Willem/Juliana van Stolberg in the year 1542.  

Jul 12   French troops under Maarten van Rossem occupies Flanders in the year 1542.  

Jul 21   Pope Paul III begins inquisition against Protestants (Sactum Officium) on this day in history.  

Aug 02   In the year 1542 french troops leave Flanders  

Aug 23   Rabbi Joseph Caro completes his commentary of Tur Code on this day in history.  

Aug 24   On this day in history conquistador Francisco de Orellana returns to Spain  

Aug 28   On this day in history turkish-Portuguese War (1538-1557)  

Aug 29   Cristovão da Gama, Portuguese soldier (born c. 1516) on this day in history.  

Sep 16   Diego de Almagro, Spanish captain-general of Peru, beheaded in the year 1542.  

Sep 21   In the year 1542 juan Boscán Almogáver, Spanish poet  

Sep 28   On this day in history juan Rodriguez Cabrillo discovers California, at San Diego Bay  

Oct 04   On this day in history roberto Bellarmino, Italian theologist/diplomat  

Oct 07   Explorer Cabrillo discovered Catalina Island off California coast in the year 1542.  

Oct 14   Abul-Fath Djalal-ud-Din, 3rd Mogol emperor of India (1556-1605) in the year 1542.  

Oct 15   Djalalud-Din Mohammed Akbar, emperor of India (1556-1605) on this day in history.  

Oct 27   On this day in history abraham ben Avigdor, rabbi/author (commentary on Tur), dies  

Nov 22   Spain delegates "New Laws" against slavery in America in the year 1542.  

Nov 24   Battle at Solway Moss: English beat Scottish King James in the year 1542.  

Dec 07   Mary Stuart, Queen of Scotland (1560-1587) on this day in history.  

Dec 08   The birth of Mary Queen Of Scots, Scottish Queen who ascended to the throne aged seven on this day in history.  

Dec 14   James, king of Scotland (1513-42), dies at 30 on this day in history.  

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Famous Birthdays In 1542

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Feb 22   On this day in history birth of santino Garsi, composer  

Jun 15   On this day in history birth of richard Grenville, English parliament leader/vice-admiral (Roanoke)  

Jun 24   Juan de la Cruz, [de Yepes], Spanish Carmelet/poet/saint was born on this day in history.  

Jun 24   St. John of the Cross, Spanish Carmelite mystic and poet (d. 1591) was born on this day in history.  

Jul 06   On this day in history birth of elisabeth van Nassau, daughter of Willem/Juliana van Stolberg  

Oct 04   In the year 1542 birth of roberto Bellarmino, Italian theologist/diplomat  

Oct 04   Robert Bellarmine, Italian saint (d. 1621) was born on this day in history.  

Oct 14   Abul-Fath Djalal-ud-Din, 3rd Mogol emperor of India (1556-1605) was born in the year 1542.  

Famous Deaths In 1542

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 10   In the year 1542 death of gerardus Noviomagus, [Gerrit Geldenhauer], Dutch theologist, die at 59  

Feb 01   On this day in history death of girolamo Aleandro, Italian Catholic cardinal (b. 1480)  

Feb 13   Catharine Howard, queen of England/5th wife of Henry VIII, beheaded died on this day in history.  

May 21   Hernando de Soto, dies while searching for gold, near Mississippi R on this day in history.  

Jun 19   Leo Jud[ae], Swiss pastor/church reformer died on this day in history.  

Aug 24   Gasparo Contarini, Italian diplomat and cardinal (b. 1483) died in the year 1542.  

Aug 29   Cristovão da Gama, Portuguese soldier (born c. 1516) died in the year 1542.  

Sep 16   Diego de Almagro, Spanish captain-general of Peru, beheaded died on this day in history.  

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