Historical Events In 1456
Wednesday, 20 March 2019
Mar 01 Wladyslaw Jagiello, king of Bohemia/Hungary (1471/90-1516) in the year 1456.
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 in the year 1456.
Jun 09 23rd recorded perihelion passage of Halley's Comet in the year 1456.
Jul 07 On this day in history a retrial verdict acquits Joan of Arc of heresy 25 years after her death
Jul 22 Battle at Nandorfehervar (Belgrade): Hungarian army under Janos Hunyadi beats sultan Murad II on this day in history.
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 The printing of the Gutenberg Bible is completed in the year 1456.
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