What Happened on March 29, 1461

Historical Events

Battle of Towton

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

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? 562 years, 6 months and 5 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Aries