On This Day

Historical Events in 1457

  • Mar 1 The Unitas Fratrum is established in the village of Kunvald, on the Bohemian-Moravian borderland. It is to date the second oldest Protestant denomination.
  • Aug 14 Oldest known exactly dated printed book (c 3 years after Gutenberg)
  • Aug 15 Earliest dated book, "Mainz Psalter," completed