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Historical Events In 1542

Thursday, 14 November 2019

Jan 10   On this day in history gerardus Noviomagus, [Gerrit Geldenhauer], Dutch theologist, die at 59  

Jan 21   Parliament passes bill of attainder against Queen Katherine Howard on this day in history.  

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   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 in the year 1542.  

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

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) in the year 1542.  

Jun 19   Leo Jud[ae], Swiss pastor/church reformer in the year 1542.  

Jun 24   On this day in history 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   Elisabeth van Nassau, daughter of Willem/Juliana van Stolberg in the year 1542.  

Jul 12   French troops under Maarten van Rossem occupies Flanders on this day in history.  

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

Aug 02   French troops leave Flanders on this day in history.  

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

Aug 24   In the year 1542 conquistador Francisco de Orellana returns to Spain  

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 in the year 1542.  

Sep 21   On this day in history juan Boscán Almogáver, Spanish poet  

Sep 28   In the year 1542 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) in the year 1542.  

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

Nov 22   In the year 1542 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   On this day in history 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   In the year 1542 birth of santino Garsi, composer  

Jun 15   In the year 1542 birth of richard Grenville, English parliament leader/vice-admiral (Roanoke)  

Jun 24   Juan de la Cruz, [de Yepes], Spanish Carmelet/poet/saint was born in the year 1542.  

Jun 24   In the year 1542 birth of st. John of the Cross, Spanish Carmelite mystic and poet (d. 1591)  

Jul 06   Elisabeth van Nassau, daughter of Willem/Juliana van Stolberg was born on this day in history.  

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 in the year 1542.  

Feb 01   Girolamo Aleandro, Italian Catholic cardinal (b. 1480) died in the year 1542.  

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

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

Jun 19   On this day in history 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   Cristovão da Gama, Portuguese soldier (born c. 1516) died on this day in history.  

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

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