On This Day

What Happened in 1480

Historical Events in 1480

  • Aug 12 Battle of Otranto - Ottoman troops behead 800 Christians for refusing to convert to Islam
  • Oct 8 Great standing on the Ugra river, standoff between forces of Akhmat Khan, Khan of the Great Horde, and Ivan III Grand Prince of all Rus, Tataro-Mongols retreat, leds to disintegration of the Horde