June 27 – Juan Rodriguez Cabrillo mistook California for an island and claimed it for Spain. July 24 – Guelders Wars: Maarten van Rossum leaves Antwerp, having failed to take it by siege. August – Battle of the Hill of the Jews: During the rainy season, Cristóvão da Gama captures a strategic position and many badly-needed horses.
1540s From Simple English Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Events Hernando de Soto is the first European to see the Mississippi River. Ivan IV of Muscovy becomes the first Tsar of Russia. Edward VI succeeds his father Henry VIII as King of England. Wars between Protestants and Catholics in Europe. Japan opens up to Europeans. Births
1547 - Los conquistadores españoles Gonzalo Pizarro y Francisco de Orellana descubren el río Amazonas. 1540 - Juan Ladrillero fundó la ciudad de Buenaventura (Valle del Cauca) Colombia. 1541 - Pedro de Valdivia fundó Santiago de Nueva Extremadura. 1546 - 1547 - Guerra de Esmalcalda Enlaces externos
The 1540s BC was a decade lasting from January 1, 1549 BC to December 31, 1540 BC. Events and trends History of ancient Israel and Judah —earliest date for Ahmose I founding the Eighteenth dynasty of Egypt. Significant people 1545 BC — Ahmose I, Pharaoh and founder of the 18th Dynasty of Egypt, dies, according to the High Chronology.
1545 – Part of the Biblioteca Marciana in Venice collapses, causing the architect, Jacopo Sansovino, to be imprisoned briefly.1546 – Michelangelo Buonarroti is made chief architect of St. Peter's Basilicain Rome.1549 – The spire of Lincoln Cathedralin England is blown down.
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1. 1540 1.1. Kamran's Baradari in Lahorecompleted 1.2. Approximate date of completion of some of the Device Forts on the coast of England: Calshot, Sandgate, Sandown and Walmer Castles 1.3. Approximate date of the construction of Santa Cecilia Chapel in Għajnsielem, Gozo, Malta 2. c. 1541 2.1. Portland Castle on the Isle of Portland, England, completed 2.2. Qila-i-Kuhna Mosque in the Purana Qila in Delhicompleted 3. 1541–1544 – Old Hall of Berkhamsted Schoolin England built 4. 1542 4.1. Andre...c.1540 – Sedefkar Mehmed Agha, Ottoman architect (died 1617)1548: September 2 – Vincenzo Scamozzi, Italian architect (died 1616)1543: June 25 – Giovanni Mangone, Italian sculptor, architect, military engineer and antiquarian1546
1540 4 April – Cristobal Morales leaves the position of master of the choristers at the Chapel of the Papal Basilica in St. Peter's, Rome 23 April – Thomas Tallis loses his job at Waltham Abbey due to the Dissolution of the Monasteries 27 April – Gioseffo Zarlino is elected capellini and mansionario of the Scuola di San Francesco in Chioggia