Historical Events In 1542
Tuesday, 15 October 2019
Jan 10 In the year 1542 gerardus Noviomagus, [Gerrit Geldenhauer], Dutch theologist, die at 59
Jan 21 On this day in history parliament passes bill of attainder against Queen Katherine Howard
Feb 02 Portuguese under ChristovĂŁo da Gama capture a Moslem-occupied hillfort in northern Ethiopia in the Battle of BaĂ§ente in the year 1542.
Feb 13 Catharine Howard, queen of England/5th wife of Henry VIII, beheaded in the year 1542.
Feb 13 In the year 1542 catherine Howard, the fifth wife of England's King Henry VIII, is beheaded for adultery.
Feb 22 In the year 1542 santino Garsi, composer
May 06 On this day in history francis Xavier reaches Old Goa, the capital of Portuguese India at the time.
May 21 In the year 1542 hernando de Soto, dies while searching for gold, near Mississippi R
May 21 In the year 1542 spanish explorer Hernando de Soto dies while searching for gold along the Mississippi River
Jun 15 On this day in history richard Grenville, English parliament leader/vice-admiral (Roanoke)
Jun 19 On this day in history leo Jud[ae], Swiss pastor/church reformer
Jun 24 In the year 1542 juan de la Cruz, [de Yepes], Spanish Carmelet/poet/saint
Jun 27 In the year 1542 juan Rodriguez Cabrillo claims California for Spain
Jul 06 Elisabeth van Nassau, daughter of Willem/Juliana van Stolberg in the year 1542.
Jul 12 French troops under Maarten van Rossem occupies Flanders on this day in history.
Jul 21 On this day in history pope Paul III begins inquisition against Protestants (Sactum Officium)
Aug 02 In the year 1542 french troops leave Flanders
Aug 23 Rabbi Joseph Caro completes his commentary of Tur Code in the year 1542.
Aug 24 On this day in history conquistador Francisco de Orellana returns to Spain
Aug 28 On this day in history turkish-Portuguese War (1538-1557)
Aug 29 On this day in history cristovĂŁo da Gama, Portuguese soldier (born c. 1516)
Sep 16 Diego de Almagro, Spanish captain-general of Peru, beheaded on this day in history.
Sep 21 On this day in history juan BoscĂˇn AlmogĂˇver, Spanish poet
Sep 28 On this day in history juan Rodriguez Cabrillo discovers California, at San Diego Bay
Oct 04 Roberto Bellarmino, Italian theologist/diplomat in the year 1542.
Oct 07 In the year 1542 explorer Cabrillo discovered Catalina Island off California coast
Oct 14 Abul-Fath Djalal-ud-Din, 3rd Mogol emperor of India (1556-1605) on this day in history.
Oct 15 On this day in history djalalud-Din Mohammed Akbar, emperor of India (1556-1605)
Oct 27 Abraham ben Avigdor, rabbi/author (commentary on Tur), dies on this day in history.
Nov 22 In the year 1542 spain delegates "New Laws" against slavery in America
Nov 24 On this day in history battle at Solway Moss: English beat Scottish King James
Dec 07 On this day in history mary Stuart, Queen of Scotland (1560-1587)
Dec 08 In the year 1542 the birth of Mary Queen Of Scots, Scottish Queen who ascended to the throne aged seven
Dec 14 On this day in history james, king of Scotland (1513-42), dies at 30