What Happened in 1443

Historical Events

  • Jan 6 San Marco convent designed by architect Michelozzo, with an altarpiece by Fra Angelico is consecrated in the presence of Pope Eugenius IV in Florence
  • Nov 28 Albanian George Kastriotis Skanderbeg and his forces liberate Kruja in Middle Albania from the Ottomans and raise the Albanian flag.

Famous People Who Died in 1443

  • Jan 28 Robert le Ma├žon, Chancellor of France
  • Apr 12 Henry Chichele, Archbishop of Canterbury
  • May 9 Niccolo d'Albergati, Italian cardinal, dies at 70
  • Jun 5 Ferdinand, Portuguese prince and saint, dies serving as a hostage in Moorish Fez, at 40
  • Aug 16 Ashikaga Yoshikatsu, Japanese shogun (b. 1434)