On This Day

Historical Events in 1460

  • Apr 4 University of Basle in Swizerland forms
  • May 9 Courtyard of the episcopal palace in Atrecht (akak Arras) has witch burnings
  • Jul 10 Wars of Roses: Richard of York defeats King Henry VI at Northampton
  • Dec 30 Wars of the Roses: Battle of Wakefield (Northern England), Duke of York killed and his forces soundly defeated by forces for King Henry VI