Historical Events In 1440
Saturday, 26 November 2022
Jan 22 In the year 1440 ivan III, the Great, Russian czar (1462-1505)/conquered Lithuania
Feb 13 Hartmann Schedel, German physician/humanist/historian in the year 1440.
Feb 21 In the year 1440 the Prussian Confederation is formed.
Feb 22 In the year 1440 ladislaus V Posthumus, King of Hungary/Bohemia
Apr 09 Christopher of Bavaria is appointed King of Denmark on this day in history.
Sep 13 On this day in history gilles de Rais is finally taken into custody upon an accusation brought against him by the Bishop of Nantes.
Sep 21 In the year 1440 frederik I van Hohenzollern, ruler Brandenburg (1417-40), dies at 68
Sep 30 Reginald Grey, 3rd Baron Grey de Ruthyn, English soldier and politician in the year 1440.
Oct 26 Gilles de Rais, French marshal, killer of 140 children, hanged in the year 1440.
Dec 22 In the year 1440 bluebeard, pirate, executed