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