On This Day

1463 in History

Events in History

  • Jan 5 French poet Francois Villon banished from Paris

Birthdays in History

  • Jan 17 Frederick III [Frederick the Wise], Elector of Saxony (1486-25) who protected his subject Martin Luther, born in Torgau, Holy Roman Empire (d. 1525)
  • Feb 24 Giovanni Pico della Mirandola, Italian scholar/platonist
  • Oct 29 Alessandro Achillini, Italian physician and philosopher, born in Bologna, Italy (d. 1512)

Deaths in History

  • Jun 4 Flavio Biondi, Italian writer (Rome instaurata), dies at about 65
  • Jun 17 Princess Catherine of Portugal, Portuguese princess of King Edward of Portugal and his wife Eleanor of Aragon and writer, dies at 26
  • Nov 15 Giovanni Antonio del Balzo Orsini, Prince of Taranto and Constable of Naples
  • Nov 29 Marie of Anjou, Queen of France (1422-61), dies at 59
  • Dec 2 Albert VI, Archduke of Austria, dies at 44
  • Dec 3 Louis Chalon, prince of Orange, dies