On This Day

What Happened in July 1453

Historical Events

  • Jul 4 41 Jewish martyrs burned at stake at Breslau
  • Jul 17 Battle of Castillon: French army beats English force under Talbot, turning point of the 100 Years' War
  • Jul 23 Battle at Gavere: Philip the Good beats Gentse rebellion

Famous Deaths

  • Jul 17 John Talbot, 1st Earl of Shrewsbury, English military leader
  • Jul 20 Enguerrand de Monstrelet, French chronicler