Historical Events In 1542
Friday, 30 September 2022
Jan 10 Gerardus Noviomagus, [Gerrit Geldenhauer], Dutch theologist, die at 59 in the year 1542.
Jan 21 Parliament passes bill of attainder against Queen Katherine Howard on this day in history.
Feb 02 In the year 1542 portuguese under Christov√£o da Gama capture a Moslem-occupied hillfort in northern Ethiopia in the Battle of Ba√ßente.
Feb 13 Catharine Howard, queen of England/5th wife of Henry VIII, beheaded in the year 1542.
Feb 13 On this day in history catherine Howard, the fifth wife of England's King Henry VIII, is beheaded for adultery.
Feb 22 On this day in history santino Garsi, composer
May 06 Francis Xavier reaches Old Goa, the capital of Portuguese India at the time on this day in history.
May 21 In the year 1542 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 Leo Jud[ae], Swiss pastor/church reformer on this day in history.
Jun 24 Juan de la Cruz, [de Yepes], Spanish Carmelet/poet/saint on this day in history.
Jun 27 Juan Rodriguez Cabrillo claims California for Spain in the year 1542.
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 in the year 1542.
Jul 21 On this day in history pope Paul III begins inquisition against Protestants (Sactum Officium)
Aug 02 French troops leave Flanders on this day in history.
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) in the year 1542.
Aug 29 In the year 1542 cristov√£o da Gama, Portuguese soldier (born c. 1516)
Sep 16 Diego de Almagro, Spanish captain-general of Peru, beheaded in the year 1542.
Sep 21 In the year 1542 juan Bosc√°n Almog√°ver, Spanish poet
Sep 28 Juan Rodriguez Cabrillo discovers California, at San Diego Bay in the year 1542.
Oct 04 Roberto Bellarmino, Italian theologist/diplomat in the year 1542.
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 Djalalud-Din Mohammed Akbar, emperor of India (1556-1605) in the year 1542.
Oct 27 Abraham ben Avigdor, rabbi/author (commentary on Tur), dies on this day in history.
Nov 22 Spain delegates "New Laws" against slavery in America on this day in history.
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) on this day in history.
Dec 08 In the year 1542 the birth of Mary Queen Of Scots, Scottish Queen who ascended to the throne aged seven
Dec 14 James, king of Scotland (1513-42), dies at 30 on this day in history.