Mar 31 In the year 1340 ivan I Kalita, grand-duke of Vladimir, dies
Jun 01 Jan III van Diest, bishop of Utrecht (1322-40), dies in the year 1340.
Oct 18 Henry Henricus of Friemar, Augustine philosopher, dies in the year 1340.
Dec 04 Henry Burghersh, English bishop and chancellor (b. 1292) died on this day in history.