On This Day

1441 in History

Events in History

  • Jun 24 Eton College founded by Henry VI
  • Aug 23 Holland & Hanzesteden sign cease fire treaty

Birthdays in History

  • Feb 9 Ali Sjir Neva'i [Fani], Turkish poet/author (Mahbub al-kulub)
  • Mar 24 Ernst I, elector of Saxon (1464-86)

Deaths in History

  • Jul 9 Jan van Eyck, Flemish painter (The Ghent Altarpiece), dies
  • Jul 12 Ashikaga Yoshinori, Japanese shōgun (1429-41), assassinated in evening play by the Akamatsu family at 48