On This Day

What Happened in 1468

Historical Events in 1468

  • Oct 14 Treaty of Peronne: Duke Charles the Stoute & French King Louis XI
  • Oct 30 Charles the Bold, Duke of Burgundy, occupies & plunders Liege
  • Nov 3 Li├Ęge is sacked by Charles I of Burgundy's troops.

Famous People Born in 1468

  • Feb 14 Johann Werner, German mathematician, born in Nuremberg, Germany (d. 1522)
  • Feb 29 Paul III, last Renaissance Pope (1534-49)
  • Mar 28 Charles I, Duke of Savoy (1482-90), born in Carignano, Piedmont (d. 1490)
  • Jun 12 Juan del Encina, Spanish author and composer, born in Encinas, Spain (d. 1529)
  • Jun 30 Johann the Steadfast, Elector of Saxony (1525-32), born in Meissen, Electorate of Saxony, Holy Roman Empire (d. 1532)

Famous Weddings in 1468

  • Jul 3 Charles the Stout, Duke of Burgundy marries Princess Margaret of York