What Happened In History Year 1456

Historical Events for the Year 1456

  • 4th July » Ottoman wars in Europe: The Siege of Belgrade (1456) known as Siege of Nándorfeqhérvár (Belgrade) begins.
  • 7th July » A Retrial of Joan of Arc named retrial verdict acquits Joan of Arc of Heresy in Christianity called heresy 25 years after her death.
  • 22nd July » Ottoman Wars in Europe: Siege of Belgrade (1456) named Siege of Belgrade John Hunyadi, Regent of the Kingdom of Hungary, defeats Mehmet II of the Ottoman Empire
  • 24th August » The printing of the Gutenberg Bible is completed.
  • 17th October » 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).
  • 9th November » Ulrich II of Celje (Slovene language Slovene: Ulrik Celjski, German language German Ulrich von Cilli, Hungarian language Hungarian: Cillei Ulrik), last prince of Celje principality, is assassinated in Belgrade.

Famous Birthdays in 1456

  • 1st March » Vladislaus II of Hungary (d. 1516)
  • 11th June » Anne Neville, English wife of Richard III of England (d. 1485)
  • 23rd June » Margaret of Denmark, Queen of Scotland (d. 1486)

Famous Deaths in History for 1456

  • 8th January » Lawrence Giustiniani, Italian bishop and saint (b. 1381)
  • 24th May » Ambroise de Loré, French commander (b. 1396)
  • 11th August » John Hunyadi, Hungarian general (b. 1387)
  • 22nd August » Vladislav II of Wallachia
  • 23rd October » John of Capistrano, Italian priest and saint (b. 1386)
  • 9th November » Ulrich II, Count of Celje (b. 1406)
  • 25th November » Jacques Cœur, French merchant and banker (b. 1395)

Historical events for the year 1456 by month