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For alternative meanings, see number 1440. 1440 is the natural number after 1439 and before 1441. ...

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Events foundation of All Souls College, University of Oxford. ... Events Pachacuti who would later create Tahuantinsuyu, or Inca Empire became the ruler of Cuzco January 1 - Albert II of Habsburg becomes King of Hungary March 18 - Albert II of Habsburg becomes King of Germany Eric of Pomerania, King of Sweden, Denmark and Norway loses direct control of Sweden. ... Events Battle of Grotnik, which ended the hussite movement in Poland Eric of Pomerania, King of Sweden, Denmark and Norway is declared deposed in Sweden. ... This page is about the year 1441. ... Events The community of Rauma, Finland was granted its town rights. ... Events Albanians, under Skanderbeg, defeat the Turks John Hunyadi defeats Turks at the Battle of Nis Vlad II Dracul begins his second term as ruler of Wallachia, succeeding Basarab II. Births January 27 - Albert, Duke of Saxony (died 1500) February 23 - Matthias Corvinus of Hungary (died 1490) May 17 - Edmund... This is a list of decades which have articles with more information about them. ... Events and Trends Categories: 1410s ... Events and Trends Categories: 1420s ... Events and Trends A map of Europe in the 1430s. ... Events and Trends Categories: 1440s ... Events and Trends Fall of Constantinople on May 29, 1453. ... Centuries: 14th century - 15th century - 16th century Decades: 1410s 1420s 1430s 1440s 1450s - 1460s - 1470s 1480s 1490s 1500s 1510s Years: 1460 1461 1462 1463 1464 1465 1466 1467 1468 1469 Events and Trends Sonni Ali, first Songhai king, conquers many of his African neighbors. ... Centuries: 14th century - 15th century - 16th century Decades: 1420s 1430s 1440s 1450s 1460s - 1470s - 1480s 1490s 1500s 1510s 1520s Years: 1470 1471 1472 1473 1474 1475 1476 1477 1478 1479 Events and Trends battle of Avenches 1476 Prominent Persons Nicolaus Copernicus, Polish astronomer Categories: 1470s ... These pages contain the trends of millennia and centuries. ... This 14th-century statue from south India depicts the gods Shiva (on the left) and Uma (on the right). ... (14th century - 15th century - 16th century - other centuries) As a means of recording the passage of time, the 15th century was that century which lasted from 1401 to 1500. ... (15th century - 16th century - 17th century - more centuries) As a means of recording the passage of time, the 16th century was that century which lasted from 1501 to 1600. ...

Events

October 22 is the 295th day of the year (296th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 70 days remaining. ... Gilles de Rais Gilles de Rais (also spelled Retz) (autumn of 1404 – October 26, 1440) was a French aristocrat, soldier, and at one time, a national hero. ... Itzcóatl was the leader of the Tenochcas or Aztec from 1427/1428 to 1440. ... The Aztecs were a Mesoamerican people of central Mexico in the 14th, 15th and 16th centuries. ... Plan of Tenochtitlan (Dr Atl) Mexico City statue commemorating the foundation of Tenochtitlan Tenochtitlan (pronounced ) or, alternatively, Mexico-Tenochtitlan, was the capital of the Aztec empire, which was built on an island in Lake Texcoco in what is now central Mexico. ... The first great leader of the Aztecs, Moctezuma Ilhuicamina, or Moctezuma I (the surname meaning solitary one who shoots an arrow into the sky) was born from a noble named Huitzilihuitl. ... This is a list of Swedish monarchs, that is, the Kings and ruling Queens of Sweden with Regents and Viceroys of the Kalmar Union up until the present time. ... Charles VIII of Sweden, Charles I of Norway, or Karl Knutsson (Bonde), king of Sweden (1448 – 1457, 1464 – 1465 and from 1467 to his death in 1470); king of Norway (1449 – 1450). ... Murad II Murad II (1404 – February 3, 1451) was the sultan from 1421 to 1451 (except for a period from 1444 to 1446). ... Mayor Nenad Bogdanović Area 359. ... For the thrash metal band, see Artillery (band) Historically, artillery refers to any engine used for the discharge of projectiles during war. ...

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January 22 is the 22nd day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Albus rex Ivan III Ivan III Vasilevich (Иван III Васильевич) (January 22, 1440 – October 27, 1505), also known as Ivan the Great, was a grand duke of Muscovy who first adopted a more pretentious title of the grand duke of all the Russias. Sometimes referred to as the gatherer of the Russian... 1505 was a common year starting on Sunday (see link for calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... February 22 is the 53rd day of every year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... Ladislaus Posthumus (22 February 1440 - 23 November 1457), Archduke, king of Hungary as László V (or VI); king of Bohemia as Ladislav I; duke of Austria, the only son of Albert II, Holy Roman Emperor, and of Elizabeth, daughter of the emperor Sigismund, was born at Komarom four months... Events University of Freiburg founded. ... Pedro Arias de Dávila Pedrarias Dávila (Pedro Arias de Ávila) (Segovia, Castille, c. ... Events January 26 - Lisbon, Portugal is hit by an earthquake-- thousands die October 1 - Battle of Kappel - The forces of Zürich are defeated by the Catholic cantons. ... Kabir (कबीर) (1440 - 1518) (also known as Kabira) was an Indian mystic who preached an ideal of seeing all of humanity as one. ... Events A plague of tropical fire ants devastates crops on Hispaniola. ... Jorge Manrique (1440 – 1479) was a Spanish poet who actively participated in the coflicts of the era of Juan II. He fought on the side of Isabella of Castile, but during the defense of his right to become the king he died in a battle. ... Events January 20 - Ferdinand II ascends the throne of Aragon and rules together with his wife Isabella, queen of Castile over most of the Iberian peninsula. ...

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Ladislaus Posthumus (22 February 1440 - 23 November 1457), Archduke, king of Hungary as László V (or VI); king of Bohemia as Ladislav I; duke of Austria, the only son of Albert II, Holy Roman Emperor, and of Elizabeth, daughter of the emperor Sigismund, was born at Komarom four months...
Category: 1440 March 9 is the 68th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (69th in Leap years).
Giovanni Maria Vitelleschi (born at Corneto Tarquinia - died at Rome, April 1 or 2, 1440), the fighting bishop of Recanati (from 1431), afterwards made a cardinal, was the condottiere-bishop who was commander of the papal armies of Pope Eugenius IV when the Colonna faction at Rome, infuriated by the...
IBM 1440 - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (257 words)
It was announced on October 11, 1962 and withdrawn on February 8, 1971.
With a variety of models and special features available for the IBM 1440, a system could be tailored to meet immediate data processing requirements of the business and expanded to absorb increased demands as needed.
Programs for the 1440 could be easily adapted to run on the IBM 1401.
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