What Happened In History Year 1457
Historical Events for the Year 1457
- 1st March » The 'Unitas Fratrum' is established in the village of Kunvald, on the Bohemian-Moravian borderland. It is to date the second oldest Protestant denomination.
- 16th April » Likely date of the Battle of Megiddo (15th century BC) or Battle of Megiddo between Thutmose III and a large Canaanite coalition under the King of Kadesh, the first battle to have been recorded in what is accepted as relatively reliable detail.
Famous Deaths in History for 1457
- 14th March » Jingtai Emperor of China (b. 1428)
- 16th March » Ladislaus Hunyadi, Hungarian politician (b. 1433)
- 22nd May » Rita of Cascia, Italian nun and saint (b. 1381)
- 1st August » Lorenzo Valla, Italian author and educator (b. 1406)
- 23rd November » Ladislaus the Posthumous, Hungarian king (b. 1440)
Historical events for the year 1457 by month