On This Day

March 1455 in History

Events in History

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Mar 12 First record of Johannes Gutenberg's Bible, letter dated this day by Enea Silvio Piccolomini refers to the bible printed a year before

Birthdays in History

  • Mar 3 King John II of Portugal (d. 1495)
  • Mar 15 Pietro Accolti, Italian Catholic cardinal (d. 1532)

Deaths in History

  • Mar 24 Nicholas V [Tommaso Parentucelli], Italian Pope (1447-55), dies at 57
  • Mar 24 Rudolf van Diepholt, bishop/cardinal of Utrecht (1448-55), dies