On This Day

What Happened on February 23, 1464

Famous Deaths

  • Zhu Qizhen, Chinese Emperor Yingzong of Ming (1435-49 and 1457-64), dies at 36 but not before giving an order to end the practice of burying alive concubines and palace maids so that they could follow emperors to the next world
1464 Highlights

About February 23, 1464

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 557 years, 11 months and 3 days
Leap Year: Yes

Star Sign: Pisces