On This Day

What Happened in 1442

Historical Events in 1442

Famous People Born in 1442

  • Apr 28 Edward IV, King of England (1461-70, 71-83), born in Rouen, Normandy (d. 1483)
  • Jul 3 Go-Tsuchimikado, 103rd Emperor of Japan (d. 1500)

Famous People Who Died in 1442

  • May 3 Engelbert I, Earl of Nassau-Dillenburg, dies
  • Aug 29 John VI, Duke of Brittany (b. 1389)
  • Dec 18 Pierre Cauchon, French Catholic bishop (b. 1371)