Historical Events In 1456
Wednesday, 23 September 2020
Mar 01 On this day in history wladyslaw Jagiello, king of Bohemia/Hungary (1471/90-1516)
Mar 30 Prince Louis of Bourbon elected bishop of Liege in the year 1456.
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 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) 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 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 in the year 1456.
Nov 25 Jacques Coeur, French merchant/banker, dies in battle on this day in history.
Dec 05 On this day in history earthquake strikes Naples; about 35,000 die