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.