Historical Events In 1440
Sunday, 17 February 2019
Jan 22 On this day in history ivan III, the Great, Russian czar (1462-1505)/conquered Lithuania
Feb 13 Hartmann Schedel, German physician/humanist/historian in the year 1440.
Feb 21 On this day in history the Prussian Confederation is formed.
Feb 22 Ladislaus V Posthumus, King of Hungary/Bohemia in the year 1440.
Apr 09 Christopher of Bavaria is appointed King of Denmark in the year 1440.
Sep 13 Gilles de Rais is finally taken into custody upon an accusation brought against him by the Bishop of Nantes on this day in history.
Sep 21 Frederik I van Hohenzollern, ruler Brandenburg (1417-40), dies at 68 on this day in history.
Sep 30 On this day in history reginald Grey, 3rd Baron Grey de Ruthyn, English soldier and politician
Oct 26 On this day in history gilles de Rais, French marshal, killer of 140 children, hanged
Dec 22 In the year 1440 bluebeard, pirate, executed