On This Day

What Happened in 1464

Historical Events

  • Jan 9 1st meeting of States-General of Netherlands
  • Jun 19 French King Louis XI forms postal service
  • Aug 30 Pietro Barbo elected to succeed Pope Pius II as Pope Paul II

Famous People Born in 1464

  • Apr 23 Joan of France, Queen of France (1498) and catholic saint who founded several religious orders, born in Nogent-le-Roi (d. 1505)
  • Apr 23 Robert Fayrfax, English Renaissance composer (Courts of Henry VII and Henry VIII), born in Deeping Gate, Lincolnshire (d. 1521)