On This Day

What Happened on May 21, 1471

Historical Events

Event of interestEvent of Interest

King Edward IV enters London

King of England Edward IV
King of England
Edward IV

Famous Birthdays

  • Albrecht Dürer , German Renaissance painter and printmaker (Adam and Eve), born in Nuremberg, Germany (d. 1528)

Famous Deaths

  • King Henry VI of England (1422-1471) is executed in the Tower of London at 49
1471 Highlights

About May 21, 1471

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 550 years, 4 months and 24 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Gemini