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Historical Events In 1542

Monday, 27 January 2020

Dec 14   On this day in history princess Mary Stuart becomes Queen Mary I of Scotland.  

Dec 28   On this day in history albert Pigge, [Pighius], Dutch theologist/astronomer, dies at about 52  

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Famous Birthdays In 1542

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Feb 22   Santino Garsi, composer was born in the year 1542.  

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 in the year 1542.  

Jun 24   St. John of the Cross, Spanish Carmelite mystic and poet (d. 1591) was born on this day in history.  

Jul 06   Elisabeth van Nassau, daughter of Willem/Juliana van Stolberg was born in the year 1542.  

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

Oct 04   On this day in history birth of robert Bellarmine, Italian saint (d. 1621)  

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

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

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

Aug 29   In the year 1542 death of cristov√£o 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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