On This Day

Birthdays in History in 1454

Person of interestAmerigo Vespucci

Mar 9 Amerigo Vespucci, Italian explorer (America), born in Florence (d. 1512)

  • Jul 14 Poliziano, Florentine humanist (d. 1494)
  • Sep 4 Henry Stafford, 2nd Duke of Buckingham, English politician, born in Wales (d. 1483)
  • Nov 25 Caterina Cornaro, Queen of Cyprus, born in Venice (d. 1510)