Historical Events In 1456
Wednesday, 12 May 2021
Mar 01 In the year 1456 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 On this day in history louis van Burbon becomes prince-bishop of Luik
May 01 In the year 1456 hugues de Lannoy, Flemish viceroy of Holland/Zealand, dies
Jun 09 In the year 1456 23rd recorded perihelion passage of Halley's Comet
Jul 07 A retrial verdict acquits Joan of Arc of heresy 25 years after her death in the year 1456.
Jul 22 Battle at Nandorfehervar (Belgrade): Hungarian army under Janos Hunyadi beats sultan Murad II in the year 1456.
Jul 28 Jacopo Sannazaro, Italian poet (Arcadia) on this day in history.
Aug 11 Janos Hunyadi, Hungarian general strategist, dies at about 49 on this day in history.
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) 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.