On This Day

1436 in History

Events in History

  • Mar 25 Florentine cathedral Cattedrale di Santa Maria del Fiore with then the largest dome in the world by Filippo Brunelleschi, consecrated by Pope Eugene IV (begun 1296)
  • Jul 5 German emperor Sigismund signs peace with Hussieten

Birthdays in History

  • Jun 6 Regiomontanus [Johannes Müller von Königsberg], German mathematician and astronomer, prepares astronomical tables, born in Königsberg, Germany (d. 1476)
  • Nov 16 Leonardo Loredan, Doge of the Republic of Venice (d. 1521)
  • Nov 26 Princess Catherine of Portugal, Portuguese princess of King Edward of Portugal and his wife Eleanor of Aragon and writer, born in Lisbon (d. 1463)

Weddings in History

  • Jun 25 Louis (13), son of French King Charles VII marries Margaret (11), daughter of King James I of Scotland at the Castle of Tours

Deaths in History

  • May 4 Engelbrekt Engelbrektsson, Swedish statesman (b. 1390s)
  • Oct 9 Jacoba van Bavarian, countess of Holland/Zealand, dies at 35