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Historical Events In 1542

Thursday, 17 January 2019

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

Jan 21   On this day in history parliament passes bill of attainder against Queen Katherine Howard  

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

Feb 22   On this day in history santino Garsi, composer  

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   On this day in history 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 in the year 1542.  

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

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) in the year 1542.  

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 in the year 1542.  

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

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

Oct 07   On this day in history 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   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   Spain delegates "New Laws" against slavery in America in the year 1542.  

Nov 24   In the year 1542 battle at Solway Moss: English beat Scottish King James  

Dec 07   In the year 1542 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   On this day in history 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   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   In the year 1542 birth of juan de la Cruz, [de Yepes], Spanish Carmelet/poet/saint  

Jun 24   On this day in history 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 in the year 1542.  

Oct 04   Roberto Bellarmino, Italian theologist/diplomat was born in the year 1542.  

Oct 04   In the year 1542 birth of robert Bellarmine, Italian saint (d. 1621)  

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

Famous Deaths In 1542

Famous People Died In This Year In History

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

Feb 01   Girolamo Aleandro, Italian Catholic cardinal (b. 1480) died on this day in history.  

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 in the year 1542.  

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

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

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