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Events in History

  • Jun 22 Battle at Morat/Murten: Charles the Stout invades Switzerland
  • Jul 11 Giuliano della Rovere is appointed bishop of Coutances

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Nov 26 vlad III Dracula defeats Basarab Laiota with the help of Stephen the Great and Stephen V Bathory and becomes the ruler of Wallachia for the third time.

Wallachian Prince Vlad the Impaler
Wallachian Prince
Vlad the Impaler
  • Dec 24 400 Burgundian soldiers freeze to death during siege of Nancy

Birthdays in History

  • Jun 28 Paul IV, [Giampietro Caraffa], inquisition/Pope (1555-59)
  • Aug 29 Kano Motonobu, co-founder (Kano school of painting), born in Kyoto, Japan
  • Sep 11 Louise of Savoy, French mother of King Francois I, born in Pont-d'Ain, France (d. 1531)

Weddings in History

  • May 6 Emperor Frederik III of Habsburg & duke Charles the bold arrange marriage of their children

Deaths in History

  • Apr 26 Simonetta Vespucci, inspiration of Botticelli (b.1453)
  • Jun 8 George Neville, English archbishop and statesman
  • Jul 6 Regiomontanus, [Johannes Muller of K√∂nigsberg], German astronomer (b. 1436)
  • Aug 4 Jacob van Armagnac-Pardiac, French duke of Nemours, beheaded

Person of interestPerson of Interest

Dec 14 vlad III the Impaler, Wallachian prince, killed in battle at 45

Wallachian Prince Vlad the Impaler
Wallachian Prince
Vlad the Impaler
  • Dec 26 Galeazzo Maria Sforza, duke of Milan, murdered