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Historical Events In 1542

Wednesday, 30 September 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 on this day in history.  

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

Feb 22   Santino Garsi, composer in the year 1542.  

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   Spanish explorer Hernando de Soto dies while searching for gold along the Mississippi River in the year 1542.  

Jun 15   Richard Grenville, English parliament leader/vice-admiral (Roanoke) in the year 1542.  

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

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

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   French troops leave Flanders on this day in history.  

Aug 23   Rabbi Joseph Caro completes his commentary of Tur Code in the year 1542.  

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

Aug 28   Turkish-Portuguese War (1538-1557) in the year 1542.  

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

Sep 16   In the year 1542 diego de Almagro, Spanish captain-general of Peru, beheaded  

Sep 21   Juan Boscán Almogáver, Spanish poet on this day in history.  

Sep 28   In the year 1542 juan Rodriguez Cabrillo discovers California, at San Diego Bay  

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   In the year 1542 abul-Fath Djalal-ud-Din, 3rd Mogol emperor of India (1556-1605)  

Oct 15   In the year 1542 djalalud-Din Mohammed Akbar, emperor of India (1556-1605)  

Oct 27   Abraham ben Avigdor, rabbi/author (commentary on Tur), dies in the year 1542.  

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   The birth of Mary Queen Of Scots, Scottish Queen who ascended to the throne aged seven in the year 1542.  

Dec 14   In the year 1542 james, king of Scotland (1513-42), dies at 30  

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Famous Birthdays In 1542

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Feb 22   Santino Garsi, composer was born on this day in history.  

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   Roberto Bellarmino, Italian theologist/diplomat was born on this day in history.  

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   In the year 1542 death of girolamo Aleandro, Italian Catholic cardinal (b. 1480)  

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

May 21   In the year 1542 hernando de Soto, dies while searching for gold, near Mississippi R  

Jun 19   On this day in history death of leo Jud[ae], Swiss pastor/church reformer  

Aug 24   On this day in history death of gasparo Contarini, Italian diplomat and cardinal (b. 1483)  

Aug 29   In the year 1542 death of cristovão da Gama, Portuguese soldier (born c. 1516)  

Sep 16   On this day in history death of diego de Almagro, Spanish captain-general of Peru, beheaded  

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