On This Day

1442 in History

Events in History

Victory in battleVictory in Battle

Jun 12 King Alfonso V of Aragon occupies Naples

Birthdays in History

Person of interestEdward IV

Apr 28 Edward IV, King of England (1461-70, 71-83), born in Rouen, Normandy (d. 1483)

King of England Edward IV
King of England
Edward IV
  • Jul 3 Go-Tsuchimikado, 103rd Emperor of Japan (d. 1500)

Deaths in History

  • May 3 Engelbert I, Earl of Nassau-Dillenburg, dies
  • Aug 29 John VI, Duke of Brittany (b. 1389)
  • Dec 18 Pierre Cauchon, French Catholic bishop (b. 1371)