Historical Events In 1440
Wednesday, 27 January 2021
Jan 22 Ivan III, the Great, Russian czar (1462-1505)/conquered Lithuania on this day in history.
Feb 13 In the year 1440 hartmann Schedel, German physician/humanist/historian
Feb 21 In the year 1440 the Prussian Confederation is formed.
Feb 22 Ladislaus V Posthumus, King of Hungary/Bohemia on this day in history.
Apr 09 On this day in history christopher of Bavaria is appointed King of Denmark.
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 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 on this day in history.
Dec 22 Bluebeard, pirate, executed in the year 1440.