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Historical Events In 1542

Tuesday, 13 November 2018

Jan 10   Gerardus Noviomagus, [Gerrit Geldenhauer], Dutch theologist, die at 59 in the year 1542.  

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

Feb 02   On this day in history portuguese under Christovão da Gama capture a Moslem-occupied hillfort in northern Ethiopia in the Battle of Baçente.  

Feb 13   Catharine Howard, queen of England/5th wife of Henry VIII, beheaded in the year 1542.  

Feb 13   On this day in history 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 in the year 1542.  

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

May 21   In the year 1542 spanish explorer Hernando de Soto dies while searching for gold along the Mississippi River  

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

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

Jun 24   In the year 1542 juan de la Cruz, [de Yepes], Spanish Carmelet/poet/saint  

Jun 27   On this day in history juan Rodriguez Cabrillo claims California for Spain  

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

Jul 12   On this day in history french troops under Maarten van Rossem occupies Flanders  

Jul 21   On this day in history pope Paul III begins inquisition against Protestants (Sactum Officium)  

Aug 02   In the year 1542 french troops leave Flanders  

Aug 23   On this day in history rabbi Joseph Caro completes his commentary of Tur Code  

Aug 24   Conquistador Francisco de Orellana returns to Spain in the year 1542.  

Aug 28   Turkish-Portuguese War (1538-1557) on this day in history.  

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 on this day in history.  

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

Sep 28   Juan Rodriguez Cabrillo discovers California, at San Diego Bay on this day in history.  

Oct 04   Roberto Bellarmino, Italian theologist/diplomat on this day in history.  

Oct 07   In the year 1542 explorer Cabrillo discovered Catalina Island off California coast  

Oct 14   Abul-Fath Djalal-ud-Din, 3rd Mogol emperor of India (1556-1605) on this day in history.  

Oct 15   On this day in history djalalud-Din Mohammed Akbar, emperor of India (1556-1605)  

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   In the year 1542 battle at Solway Moss: English beat Scottish King James  

Dec 07   On this day in history mary Stuart, Queen of Scotland (1560-1587)  

Dec 08   In the year 1542 the birth of Mary Queen Of Scots, Scottish Queen who ascended to the throne aged seven  

Dec 14   James, king of Scotland (1513-42), dies at 30 in the year 1542.  

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

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 in the year 1542.  

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

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

Oct 04   Robert Bellarmine, Italian saint (d. 1621) was born in the year 1542.  

Oct 14   On this day in history birth of abul-Fath Djalal-ud-Din, 3rd Mogol emperor of India (1556-1605)  

Famous Deaths In 1542

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 10   Gerardus Noviomagus, [Gerrit Geldenhauer], Dutch theologist, die at 59 died on this day in history.  

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

Feb 13   On this day in history death of catharine Howard, queen of England/5th wife of Henry VIII, beheaded  

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

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

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

Aug 29   On this day in history death of cristovão da Gama, Portuguese soldier (born c. 1516)  

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

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