On This Day

What Happened on October 1, 1540

Famous Birthdays

  • Johann Jakob Grynaeus, Swiss Protestant clergyman, born in Bern, Switzerland (d. 1617)
1540 Highlights

About October 1, 1540

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 480 years and 5 months
Leap Year: Yes

Star Sign: Libra