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Historical Events In 1540

Wednesday, 06 July 2022

Jan 06   King Henry VIII of England married his 4th wife, Anne of Cleves on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jan 25   On this day in history edmund Campion, London, saint/Jesuit martyr (Decem Rationes)  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jan 27   Angela Merici, Italian monk/monastery, dies in the year 1540.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Feb 02   On this day in history george Schenck van Toutenburg, gov/viceroy of Frisia/Groningen  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Feb 09   The 1st recorded race meet in England (Roodee Fields, Chester) on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Feb 09   The first recorded race meet in England (Roodee Fields, Chester) in the year 1540.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Feb 14   Emperor Charles V enters Ghent without resistance, executes rebels on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Feb 25   Francisco V squez de Coronado searches for 7 cities of Cibola Mexico on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Feb 25   On this day in history francisco Vásquez de Coronado searches for 7 cities of Cibola México  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Mar 04   In the year 1540 protestant count Philip of Hessen marries 2nd wife  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Mar 19   In the year 1540 court of Holland names Amsterdam sheriff John Hubrechtsz a "heretic"  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Apr 29   On this day in history emperor Charles declares all privileges of Gent ended  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

May 04   Venice & Turkey sign Treaty of Constantinople on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

May 04   Venice &Turkey sign Treaty of Constantinople in the year 1540.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

May 06   In the year 1540 jean Luis Vives, Spanish theory/humanist/reformer, dies at 48  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

May 22   Francesco Guicciardini, Italian historian/pres of Romagna, dies at 57 in the year 1540.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jun 03   Hernando de Soto crosses Appalachian Mountain, 1st European to do so on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jun 10   In the year 1540 thomas Cromwell arrested in Westminister  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jun 23   On this day in history johann Baptista Serranus, composer  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jun 24   Henry VIII divorces his 4th wife, Anne of Cleves on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jun 29   In the year 1540 english ex chancellor Thomas Cromwell sentenced as heretic  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jul 09   England's King Henry VIII 6-mo marriage to Anne of Cleves annulled in the year 1540.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jul 11   Adolf van Nassau, German son of Willem the Rich/Juliana of Stolberg in the year 1540.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jul 11   Jan Szapolyai, anti-king of Hungarian, dies in the year 1540.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jul 21   John I Zapolyai, prince of Transsylvania/king of Hungary, dies on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jul 23   Turkey recognizes Janos Sigismund Zapolyai as vassal-king of Hungary in the year 1540.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jul 28   England's King Henry VIII marries Catherine Howard on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jul 28   In the year 1540 english King Henry VIII marries Catharine Howard, his 5th wife  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jul 28   On this day in history thomas Cromwell, King Henry VIII's chief minister, executed  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Aug 05   Joseph Justice Scaliger, proposed Julian dating on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Aug 15   In the year 1540 arequipa, Peru, is founded.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Aug 23   Guillaume Budé, French scholar in the year 1540.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Aug 25   In the year 1540 explorer Hernando de Alarcon travels up Colorado River  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Aug 29   Emperor Karel deprives city Gent definitive rights/privileges in the year 1540.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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Jan 25   On this day in history birth of edmund Campion, London, saint/Jesuit martyr (Decem Rationes)  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jan 28   On this day in history birth of ludolph van Ceulen, German mathematician (d. 1610)  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jun 03   Charles I of Austria (d. 1590) was born in the year 1540.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jun 11   In the year 1540 birth of barnabe Googe, English poet (d. 1594)  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jun 23   In the year 1540 birth of johann Baptista Serranus, composer  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jul 11   In the year 1540 birth of adolf van Nassau, German son of Willem the Rich/Juliana of Stolberg  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Aug 05   On this day in history birth of joseph Justice Scaliger, proposed Julian dating  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Aug 26   King Magnus of Livonia (d. 1583) was born in the year 1540.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Famous Deaths In 1540

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 27   In the year 1540 angela Merici, Italian monk/monastery, dies  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Feb 02   On this day in history death of george Schenck van Toutenburg, gov/viceroy of Frisia/Groningen  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Mar 30   On this day in history death of matthäus Lang von Wellenburg, German statesman and Archbishop of Salzburg (b. 1469)  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

May 06   Jean Luis Vives, Spanish theory/humanist/reformer, dies at 48 in the year 1540.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

May 22   Francesco Guicciardini, Italian historian/pres of Romagna, dies at 57 in the year 1540.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jul 11   Jan Szapolyai, anti-king of Hungarian, dies in the year 1540.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jul 21   On this day in history john I Zapolyai, prince of Transsylvania/king of Hungary, dies  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jul 28   In the year 1540 death of thomas Cromwell, King Henry VIII's chief minister, executed  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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