Historical Events In 1440
Saturday, 14 December 2019
Jan 22 On this day in history ivan III, the Great, Russian czar (1462-1505)/conquered Lithuania
Feb 13 On this day in history hartmann Schedel, German physician/humanist/historian
Feb 21 On this day in history the Prussian Confederation is formed.
Feb 22 In the year 1440 ladislaus V Posthumus, King of Hungary/Bohemia
Apr 09 In the year 1440 christopher of Bavaria is appointed King of Denmark.
Sep 13 Gilles de Rais is finally taken into custody upon an accusation brought against him by the Bishop of Nantes in the year 1440.
Sep 21 On this day in history frederik I van Hohenzollern, ruler Brandenburg (1417-40), dies at 68
Sep 30 On this day in history reginald Grey, 3rd Baron Grey de Ruthyn, English soldier and politician
Oct 26 Gilles de Rais, French marshal, killer of 140 children, hanged on this day in history.
Dec 22 Bluebeard, pirate, executed in the year 1440.