On This Day

What Happened on March 29, 1461

Historical Events


Victory in battleVictory in Battle

Wars of the Roses: Battle of Towton - Duke Edward of York defeats the Lancastrian army, deposes King Henry VI and Queen Margaret of Anjou and proclaims himself as King Edward IV

Queen Consort to King Henry VI of England Margaret of Anjou
Queen Consort to King Henry VI of England
Margaret of Anjou
King of England Edward IV
King of England
Edward IV

Famous Deaths

  • Henry Percy, 3rd Earl of Northumberland, English politician (b. 1421)
1461 Highlights

About March 29, 1461

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 559 years, 6 months and 23 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Aries