Historical Events In 1456
Thursday, 25 February 2021
Mar 01 In the year 1456 wladyslaw Jagiello, king of Bohemia/Hungary (1471/90-1516)
Mar 30 Prince Louis of Bourbon elected bishop of Liege in the year 1456.
Apr 07 Louis van Burbon becomes prince-bishop of Luik on this day in history.
May 01 Hugues de Lannoy, Flemish viceroy of Holland/Zealand, dies on this day in history.
Jun 09 On this day in history 23rd recorded perihelion passage of Halley's Comet
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 In the year 1456 jacopo Sannazaro, Italian poet (Arcadia)
Aug 11 On this day in history janos Hunyadi, Hungarian general strategist, dies at about 49
Aug 24 In the year 1456 the printing of the Gutenberg Bible is completed.
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) on this day in history.
Nov 03 Edmund Turdor, earl of Richmond, dies on this day in history.
Nov 25 Jacques Coeur, French merchant/banker, dies in battle in the year 1456.
Dec 05 Earthquake strikes Naples; about 35,000 die in the year 1456.