On This Day

What Happened in March 1455

Historical Events

Historic Event

Mar 12 First record of Johannes Gutenberg's Bible, letter dated this day by Enea Silvio Piccolomini refers to the bible printed a year before

Famous Birthdays

  • Mar 3 King John II of Portugal (d. 1495)
  • Mar 15 Pietro Accolti, Italian Catholic cardinal (d. 1532)

Famous Deaths

  • Mar 24 Nicholas V [Tommaso Parentucelli], Italian Pope (1447-55), dies at 57
  • Mar 24 Rudolf van Diepholt, bishop/cardinal of Utrecht (1448-55), dies