On This Day

What Happened on July 9, 1540

Famous Divorces


Broken heartDivorce of Interest

English King Henry VIII annuls his 6 month marriage to his 4th wife Anne of Cleves, on the grounds of non-consummation and her pre-contract to Francis of Lorraine

Queen of England Anne of Cleves
Queen of England
Anne of Cleves
King of England Henry VIII
King of England
Henry VIII

1540 Highlights

About July 9, 1540

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 480 years, 7 months and 18 days
Leap Year: Yes

Star Sign: Cancer