Historical Events In 1340
Thursday, 21 January 2021
Jan 26 English king Edward III proclaimed king of France on this day in history.
Mar 31 On this day in history ivan I Kalita, grand-duke of Vladimir, dies
Apr 01 On this day in history niels Ebbesen kills Gerhard III of Holstein in his bedroom, ending the 1332-1340 interregnum in Denmark.
Jun 01 Jan III van Diest, bishop of Utrecht (1322-40), dies on this day in history.
Jun 07 Rotterdam Netherlands founded in the year 1340.
Jun 24 Battle at Lock: English fleet beats France/Genuezen, 10-30,000 killed on this day in history.
Jul 18 Philip van Artevelde, wine salesman/lord lt of Flanders in the year 1340.
Sep 25 England & France sign disarmament treaty in the year 1340.
Oct 18 In the year 1340 henry Henricus of Friemar, Augustine philosopher, dies
Oct 30 On this day in history battle of Rio Salado.
Nov 28 On this day in history battle of Salado Spain: last Moor invasion driven back
Nov 30 On this day in history john duke of Berry, captain of Paris/art collector