On This Day

What Happened in August 1479

Historical Events


BattleBattle of Interest

Aug 7 Battle of Guinegate: Emperor Maximilian I vs King Louis XI

King of France Louis XI
King of France
Louis XI

Famous Birthdays

  • Aug 14 Princess Catherine of York, 9th child and sixth daughter of King Edward IV by his wife Elizabeth Woodville, born in Eltham Palace, Greenwich, England (d. 1527)