Historical Events In 1542
Wednesday, 19 June 2019
Jan 10 In the year 1542 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 Portuguese under Christovão da Gama capture a Moslem-occupied hillfort in northern Ethiopia in the Battle of Baçente on this day in history.
Feb 13 In the year 1542 catharine Howard, queen of England/5th wife of Henry VIII, beheaded
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 Hernando de Soto, dies while searching for gold, near Mississippi R in the year 1542.
May 21 In the year 1542 spanish explorer Hernando de Soto dies while searching for gold along the Mississippi River
Jun 15 Richard Grenville, English parliament leader/vice-admiral (Roanoke) in the year 1542.
Jun 19 On this day in history leo Jud[ae], Swiss pastor/church reformer
Jun 24 Juan de la Cruz, [de Yepes], Spanish Carmelet/poet/saint in the year 1542.
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 On this day in history french troops under Maarten van Rossem occupies Flanders
Jul 21 Pope Paul III begins inquisition against Protestants (Sactum Officium) on this day in history.
Aug 02 French troops leave Flanders on this day in history.
Aug 23 On this day in history rabbi Joseph Caro completes his commentary of Tur Code
Aug 24 Conquistador Francisco de Orellana returns to Spain on this day in history.
Aug 28 Turkish-Portuguese War (1538-1557) on this day in history.
Aug 29 Cristovão da Gama, Portuguese soldier (born c. 1516) in the year 1542.
Sep 16 In the year 1542 diego de Almagro, Spanish captain-general of Peru, beheaded
Sep 21 Juan Boscán Almogáver, Spanish poet on this day in history.
Sep 28 In the year 1542 juan Rodriguez Cabrillo discovers California, at San Diego Bay
Oct 04 On this day in history roberto Bellarmino, Italian theologist/diplomat
Oct 07 Explorer Cabrillo discovered Catalina Island off California coast in the year 1542.
Oct 14 Abul-Fath Djalal-ud-Din, 3rd Mogol emperor of India (1556-1605) in the year 1542.
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 in the year 1542.
Nov 22 On this day in history spain delegates "New Laws" against slavery in America
Nov 24 Battle at Solway Moss: English beat Scottish King James on this day in history.
Dec 07 Mary Stuart, Queen of Scotland (1560-1587) in the year 1542.
Dec 08 The birth of Mary Queen Of Scots, Scottish Queen who ascended to the throne aged seven on this day in history.
Dec 14 James, king of Scotland (1513-42), dies at 30 in the year 1542.