Historical Events In 1456
Thursday, 23 January 2020
Mar 01 Wladyslaw Jagiello, king of Bohemia/Hungary (1471/90-1516) on this day in history.
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 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 In the year 1456 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 In the year 1456 jacopo Sannazaro, Italian poet (Arcadia)
Aug 11 Janos Hunyadi, Hungarian general strategist, dies at about 49 on this day in history.
Aug 24 In the year 1456 the printing of the Gutenberg Bible is completed.
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 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 In the year 1456 earthquake strikes Naples; about 35,000 die