Historical Events In 1456
Wednesday, 20 November 2019
Mar 01 On this day in history wladyslaw Jagiello, king of Bohemia/Hungary (1471/90-1516)
Mar 30 On this day in history prince Louis of Bourbon elected bishop of Liege
Apr 07 Louis van Burbon becomes prince-bishop of Luik on this day in history.
May 01 On this day in history hugues de Lannoy, Flemish viceroy of Holland/Zealand, dies
Jun 09 On this day in history 23rd recorded perihelion passage of Halley's Comet
Jul 07 On this day in history a retrial verdict acquits Joan of Arc of heresy 25 years after her death
Jul 22 In the year 1456 battle at Nandorfehervar (Belgrade): Hungarian army under Janos Hunyadi beats sultan Murad II
Jul 28 Jacopo Sannazaro, Italian poet (Arcadia) in the year 1456.
Aug 11 Janos Hunyadi, Hungarian general strategist, dies at about 49 in the year 1456.
Aug 24 In the year 1456 the printing of the Gutenberg Bible is completed.
Oct 17 In the year 1456 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)
Nov 03 Edmund Turdor, earl of Richmond, dies in the year 1456.
Nov 25 Jacques Coeur, French merchant/banker, dies in battle on this day in history.
Dec 05 In the year 1456 earthquake strikes Naples; about 35,000 die