Historical Events In 1440
Thursday, 25 April 2019
Jan 22 Ivan III, the Great, Russian czar (1462-1505)/conquered Lithuania on this day in history.
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 On this day in history 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 On this day in history frederik I van Hohenzollern, ruler Brandenburg (1417-40), dies at 68
Sep 30 In the year 1440 reginald Grey, 3rd Baron Grey de Ruthyn, English soldier and politician
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