Historical Events In 1456
Sunday, 31 May 2020
Mar 01 Wladyslaw Jagiello, king of Bohemia/Hungary (1471/90-1516) on this day in history.
Mar 30 Prince Louis of Bourbon elected bishop of Liege in the year 1456.
Apr 07 Louis van Burbon becomes prince-bishop of Luik in the year 1456.
May 01 Hugues de Lannoy, Flemish viceroy of Holland/Zealand, dies on this day in history.
Jun 09 23rd recorded perihelion passage of Halley's Comet in the year 1456.
Jul 07 A retrial verdict acquits Joan of Arc of heresy 25 years after her death on this day in history.
Jul 22 On this day in history battle at Nandorfehervar (Belgrade): Hungarian army under Janos Hunyadi beats sultan Murad II
Jul 28 On this day in history jacopo Sannazaro, Italian poet (Arcadia)
Aug 11 Janos Hunyadi, Hungarian general strategist, dies at about 49 in the year 1456.
Aug 24 The printing of the Gutenberg Bible is completed on this day in history.
Oct 17 The University of Greifswald is established, making it the second oldest university in northern Europe (also for a period the oldest in Sweden, and Prussia) in the year 1456.
Nov 03 Edmund Turdor, earl of Richmond, dies on this day in history.
Nov 25 On this day in history jacques Coeur, French merchant/banker, dies in battle
Dec 05 On this day in history earthquake strikes Naples; about 35,000 die