Historical Events In 1542
Tuesday, 21 January 2020
Jan 10 Gerardus Noviomagus, [Gerrit Geldenhauer], Dutch theologist, die at 59 on this day in history.
Jan 21 Parliament passes bill of attainder against Queen Katherine Howard in the year 1542.
Feb 02 In the year 1542 portuguese under Christovão da Gama capture a Moslem-occupied hillfort in northern Ethiopia in the Battle of Baçente.
Feb 13 On this day in history catharine Howard, queen of England/5th wife of Henry VIII, beheaded
Feb 13 In the year 1542 catherine Howard, the fifth wife of England's King Henry VIII, is beheaded for adultery.
Feb 22 Santino Garsi, composer on this day in history.
May 06 Francis Xavier reaches Old Goa, the capital of Portuguese India at the time on this day in history.
May 21 In the year 1542 hernando de Soto, dies while searching for gold, near Mississippi R
May 21 In the year 1542 spanish explorer Hernando de Soto dies while searching for gold along the Mississippi River
Jun 15 In the year 1542 richard Grenville, English parliament leader/vice-admiral (Roanoke)
Jun 19 On this day in history 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 Juan Rodriguez Cabrillo claims California for Spain in the year 1542.
Jul 06 In the year 1542 elisabeth van Nassau, daughter of Willem/Juliana van Stolberg
Jul 12 French troops under Maarten van Rossem occupies Flanders in the year 1542.
Jul 21 In the year 1542 pope Paul III begins inquisition against Protestants (Sactum Officium)
Aug 02 French troops leave Flanders on this day in history.
Aug 23 In the year 1542 rabbi Joseph Caro completes his commentary of Tur Code
Aug 24 In the year 1542 conquistador Francisco de Orellana returns to Spain
Aug 28 In the year 1542 turkish-Portuguese War (1538-1557)
Aug 29 On this day in history cristovão da Gama, Portuguese soldier (born c. 1516)
Sep 16 Diego de Almagro, Spanish captain-general of Peru, beheaded on this day in history.
Sep 21 Juan Boscán Almogáver, Spanish poet on this day in history.
Sep 28 Juan Rodriguez Cabrillo discovers California, at San Diego Bay on this day in history.
Oct 04 Roberto Bellarmino, Italian theologist/diplomat in the year 1542.
Oct 07 Explorer Cabrillo discovered Catalina Island off California coast in the year 1542.
Oct 14 In the year 1542 abul-Fath Djalal-ud-Din, 3rd Mogol emperor of India (1556-1605)
Oct 15 Djalalud-Din Mohammed Akbar, emperor of India (1556-1605) on this day in history.
Oct 27 Abraham ben Avigdor, rabbi/author (commentary on Tur), dies on this day in history.
Nov 22 On this day in history spain delegates "New Laws" against slavery in America
Nov 24 Battle at Solway Moss: English beat Scottish King James in the year 1542.
Dec 07 Mary Stuart, Queen of Scotland (1560-1587) in the year 1542.
Dec 08 In the year 1542 the birth of Mary Queen Of Scots, Scottish Queen who ascended to the throne aged seven
Dec 14 On this day in history james, king of Scotland (1513-42), dies at 30