On This Day

July 1453 in History

Events in History

  • Jul 4 41 Jewish martyrs burned at stake at Breslau
  • Jul 17 Battle of Castillon: French army beats English force under Talbot, turning point of the 100 Years' War

Victory in battleVictory in Battle

Jul 23 Battle at Gavere: Philip the Good beats Gentse rebellion

Duke of Burgundy Philip the Good
Duke of Burgundy
Philip the Good

Deaths in History

  • Jul 17 John Talbot, 1st Earl of Shrewsbury, English military leader
  • Jul 20 Enguerrand de Monstrelet, French chronicler