On This Day

Birthdays in History in 1461

  • Feb 6 Džore Držić, Croatian poet and playwright who is considered one of the fathers of Croatian literature, born in Dubrovnik, Croatia (d. 1501)
  • Aug 5 Alexander Jagiellon, Grand Duke of Lithuania (d. 1506)
  • Dec 25 Christina of Saxony, queen of Denmark and Norway (d. 1521)