On This Day

1474 in History

Events in History

  • Mar 30 Duke Sigismund of Tirol ends contacts with Switzerland
  • Apr 9 Breisach land guardian Peter von Hagenbach throws out Walloon and Italians
  • Dec 12 Isabella crowns herself queen of Castile & Aragon

Birthdays in History

  • Feb 12 Lorenzo Campeggi(o), archbishop of Bologna/diplomat
  • Mar 21 Angela Merici, Italian monastery founder/saint
  • May 19 Isabella d'Este, Marquise of Mantua, born in Ferrara, Duchy of Ferrara (d. 1539)
  • Sep 8 Ludovico Ariosto, Italian poet (Orlando Furioso), born in Reggio Emilia, Italy (d. 1533)
  • Oct 13 Mariotto Albertinelli, Italian painter, born in Florence (d. 1515)

Deaths in History

  • May 9 Peter van Hagenbach, Elzasser knight & land guardian, beheaded at 54