On This Day

What Happened in April 1472

Famous Birthdays

  • Apr 5 Bianca Maria Sforza, wife of Maximilian I, Holy Roman Emperor, born in Pavia, Italy (d. 1510)

Famous Deaths

  • Apr 6 Pieter Bladelin, Belgian land owner (Middelburg castle), dies
  • Apr 15 Leon B. Alberti, Italian humanist & architect (Philodoxis), dies at 68
  • Apr 25 Leon Battista degli Alberti, scupltor/musician (Dinner Pieces), dies