On This Day

What Happened in 1462

Historical Events

  • Jun 17 Vlad III the Impaler attempts to assassinate Mehmed II (The Night Attack) forcing him to retreat from Wallachia
  • Sep 17 The Battle of ┼Üwiecino (or Battle of ┼╗arnowiec) is fought during Thirteen Years' War.
  • Nov 1 Archduke Albrecht VI van Habsburg occupies Vienna

Famous People Who Died in 1462

  • Mar 27 Vasili II 'the Blind' Grand Prince of Moscow, dies at 47
  • Apr 22 Gilbert de Lannoy, Flemish traveller & diplomat, dies at 76