On This Day

Year 1140 in History

Events in History

  • Jun 3 French scholar Peter Abelard is found guilty of heresy
  • Jul 2 Hartbert becomes bishop of Utrecht

Historical Figures Born in 1140

  • May 28 Xin Qiji, Chinese poet and military leader, born in Jinan, China (d. 1207)

Historical Figures Who Died in 1140

  • Feb 6 Thurstan, archbishop of York, dies