Historical Events In 1456
Friday, 03 July 2020
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 on this day in history.
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 in the year 1456.
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 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 On this day in history janos Hunyadi, Hungarian general strategist, dies at about 49
Aug 24 In the year 1456 the printing of the Gutenberg Bible is completed.
Oct 17 In the year 1456 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 On this day in history edmund Turdor, earl of Richmond, dies
Nov 25 Jacques Coeur, French merchant/banker, dies in battle on this day in history.
Dec 05 In the year 1456 earthquake strikes Naples; about 35,000 die