On This Day

What Happened in 1470

Historical Events in 1470

  • Oct 30 Wars of the Roses: Henry VI of England returns to the English throne after Earl of Warwick defeats Yorkists in battle

Famous People Who Died in 1470

  • May 14 Charles VIII of Sweden, King of Sweden (1448–57, 1464–65 and 1467-70) and Norway (1449–50), dies at 60
  • Dec 16 John II, Duke of Lorraine (b. 1425)