What Happened on July 28, 1540

Famous Weddings

Henry VIII

English King Henry VIII (49) marries Catherine Howard (16 or 17), his 5th wife

Famous Deaths

Thomas CromwellThomas Cromwell (c. 1485-1540)

English chief minister for King Henry VIII, executed for treason and heresy at 54 or 55

1540 Highlights

About July 28, 1540

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 482 years, 6 months and 2 days
Leap Year: Yes

Star Sign: Leo