On This Day

Deaths in History in 1460

  • Jul 10 Humphrey Stafford, 1st Duke of Buckingham, English military leader (b. 1402)
  • Aug 3 King James II of Scotland (b. 1430)
  • Nov 13 Henry the Navigator, prince of Portugal, dies at 66
  • Dec 14 Guarino da Verona, Italian Renaissance figure, dies at 86
  • Dec 30 Richard Plantagenet, 3rd Duke of York, claimant to the English throne killed in Battle of Wakefield at 49 (b. 1411)
  • Dec 31 Edmund, Earl of Rutland, brother of Kings Edward IV of England and Richard III of England, executed at 17
  • Dec 31 Richard Neville, 5th Earl of Salisbury, English politician (b. 1400)