Historical Events In 1542
Wednesday, 15 August 2018
Jan 10 On this day in history gerardus Noviomagus, [Gerrit Geldenhauer], Dutch theologist, die at 59
Jan 21 Parliament passes bill of attainder against Queen Katherine Howard in the year 1542.
Feb 02 On this day in history portuguese under Christovão da Gama capture a Moslem-occupied hillfort in northern Ethiopia in the Battle of Baçente.
Feb 13 Catharine Howard, queen of England/5th wife of Henry VIII, beheaded in the year 1542.
Feb 13 Catherine Howard, the fifth wife of England's King Henry VIII, is beheaded for adultery in the year 1542.
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 On this day in history hernando de Soto, dies while searching for gold, near Mississippi R
May 21 Spanish explorer Hernando de Soto dies while searching for gold along the Mississippi River in the year 1542.
Jun 15 In the year 1542 richard Grenville, English parliament leader/vice-admiral (Roanoke)
Jun 19 In the year 1542 leo Jud[ae], Swiss pastor/church reformer
Jun 24 On this day in history juan de la Cruz, [de Yepes], Spanish Carmelet/poet/saint
Jun 27 On this day in history juan Rodriguez Cabrillo claims California for Spain
Jul 06 Elisabeth van Nassau, daughter of Willem/Juliana van Stolberg in the year 1542.
Jul 12 In the year 1542 french troops under Maarten van Rossem occupies Flanders
Jul 21 Pope Paul III begins inquisition against Protestants (Sactum Officium) in the year 1542.
Aug 02 French troops leave Flanders on this day in history.
Aug 23 Rabbi Joseph Caro completes his commentary of Tur Code on this day in history.
Aug 24 Conquistador Francisco de Orellana returns to Spain in the year 1542.
Aug 28 Turkish-Portuguese War (1538-1557) in the year 1542.
Aug 29 In the year 1542 cristovão da Gama, Portuguese soldier (born c. 1516)
Sep 16 In the year 1542 diego de Almagro, Spanish captain-general of Peru, beheaded
Sep 21 In the year 1542 juan Boscán Almogáver, Spanish poet
Sep 28 In the year 1542 juan Rodriguez Cabrillo discovers California, at San Diego Bay
Oct 04 In the year 1542 roberto Bellarmino, Italian theologist/diplomat
Oct 07 Explorer Cabrillo discovered Catalina Island off California coast on this day in history.
Oct 14 On this day in history abul-Fath Djalal-ud-Din, 3rd Mogol emperor of India (1556-1605)
Oct 15 In the year 1542 djalalud-Din Mohammed Akbar, emperor of India (1556-1605)
Oct 27 On this day in history abraham ben Avigdor, rabbi/author (commentary on Tur), dies
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 In the year 1542 james, king of Scotland (1513-42), dies at 30