Historical Events In 1456
Sunday, 09 August 2020
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 on this day in history.
Apr 07 In the year 1456 louis van Burbon becomes prince-bishop of Luik
May 01 On this day in history hugues de Lannoy, Flemish viceroy of Holland/Zealand, dies
Jun 09 23rd recorded perihelion passage of Halley's Comet in the year 1456.
Jul 07 In the year 1456 a retrial verdict acquits Joan of Arc of heresy 25 years after her death
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 The printing of the Gutenberg Bible is completed on this day in history.
Oct 17 On this day in history 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 In the year 1456 edmund Turdor, earl of Richmond, dies
Nov 25 On this day in history jacques Coeur, French merchant/banker, dies in battle
Dec 05 Earthquake strikes Naples; about 35,000 die on this day in history.