On This Day

What Happened on August 1, 1464

Famous Deaths


Person of interestCosimo de Medici

cosimo de' Medici, Italian banker and de facto ruler of Florence, dies at 74

Florentine Ruler and Arts Patron Cosimo de Medici
Florentine Ruler and Arts Patron
Cosimo de Medici

1464 Highlights

About August 1, 1464

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 556 years, 6 months and 27 days
Leap Year: Yes

Star Sign: Leo