On This Day

What Happened in July 1456

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

Jul 7 A retrial verdict acquits Joan of Arc of heresy 25 years after her death

French Soldier and National Heroine Joan of Arc
French Soldier and National Heroine
Joan of Arc
  • Jul 22 Battle at Nandorfehervar (Belgrade): Hungarian army under Janos Hunyadi beats Sultan Murad II

Famous Birthdays

  • Jul 28 Jacopo Sannazaro, Italian poet (Arcadia), born in Naples, Italy (d. 1530)