Historical Events In 1456
Monday, 20 May 2019
Mar 01 On this day in history 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 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 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 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 in the year 1456.
Aug 24 The printing of the Gutenberg Bible is completed on this day in history.
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 Edmund Turdor, earl of Richmond, dies on this day in history.
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