On This Day

What Happened on April 9, 1483

Historical Events

Murder of Interest

Edward V (aged 12) succeeds his father Edward IV as king of England. He is never crowned, and disappears presumed murdered, after incarceration in the Tower of London with his younger brother Richard (the "Princes in the Tower")

Famous Deaths

Edward IV

Edward IV, King of England (1461-70, 71-83), dies of unknown causes at 40

1483 Highlights

About April 9, 1483

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 538 years, 7 months and 28 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Aries