On This Day

1447 in History

Events in History

  • Mar 6 Tommaso Parentucelli succeeds Pope Eugene IV as Nicolas V

Birthdays in History

  • Dec 9 Chenghua, Emperor of China, born in Beijing, China (d. 1487)

Deaths in History

  • Feb 23 Eugene IV, [Gabriele Condulmer], Italian Pope (1431-47), dies
  • Feb 23 Humphrey, Duke of Gloucester (b. 1390)
  • Mar 6 Saint Colette of Corbie, French abbess and reformer (Poor Clares), dies at 66
  • Mar 12 Shahrukh Mirza, Ruler of Persia and Transoxonia (1405-47), dies at 69
  • May 1 Louis VII, Duke of Bavaria (1413-43), dies at around 79