On This Day

What Happened in September 1440

Historical Events

  • Sep 13 Gilles de Rais is finally taken into custody upon an accusation brought against him by the Bishop of Nantes.

Famous Deaths

  • Sep 21 Frederick I van Hohenzollern, Monarch of Brandenburg (1417-40), dies at 68
  • Sep 30 Reginald Grey, 3rd Baron Grey de Ruthyn, English soldier and politician