Historical Events In 1542
Sunday, 05 July 2020
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 on this day in history.
Feb 02 In the year 1542 portuguese under ChristovĂŁo da Gama capture a Moslem-occupied hillfort in northern Ethiopia in the Battle of BaĂ§ente.
Feb 13 Catharine Howard, queen of England/5th wife of Henry VIII, beheaded on this day in history.
Feb 13 Catherine Howard, the fifth wife of England's King Henry VIII, is beheaded for adultery on this day in history.
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 on this day in history.
Jun 15 Richard Grenville, English parliament leader/vice-admiral (Roanoke) on this day in history.
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 Juan Rodriguez Cabrillo claims California for Spain on this day in history.
Jul 06 In the year 1542 elisabeth van Nassau, daughter of Willem/Juliana van Stolberg
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 On this day in history french troops leave Flanders
Aug 23 Rabbi Joseph Caro completes his commentary of Tur Code in the year 1542.
Aug 24 In the year 1542 conquistador Francisco de Orellana returns to Spain
Aug 28 Turkish-Portuguese War (1538-1557) on this day in history.
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 in the year 1542.
Sep 21 Juan BoscĂˇn AlmogĂˇver, Spanish poet on this day in history.
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 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) in the year 1542.
Oct 15 Djalalud-Din Mohammed Akbar, emperor of India (1556-1605) on this day in history.
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 In the year 1542 mary Stuart, Queen of Scotland (1560-1587)
Dec 08 The birth of Mary Queen Of Scots, Scottish Queen who ascended to the throne aged seven in the year 1542.
Dec 14 On this day in history james, king of Scotland (1513-42), dies at 30