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Heads of State · Obituary

Ivan III
Ivan III Vasilyevich becomes Grand Duke of Moscow .
Heinrich Rubenow
The mayor of Greifswald , Heinrich Rubenow , is murdered.
Battle of Seckenheim
Keckhans von Gemmingen defeats Count Ulrich V of Württemberg at the Battle of Seckenheim .
1462 in other calendars
Armenian calendar 910/911 (July turn of the year)
Ethiopian calendar 1454/55
Aztec calendar 8th house – Chicuei Calli (until the end of January/beginning of February: 7th flint – Chicome Tecpatl )
Buddhist calendar 2005/06 (Southern Buddhism); 2004/05 (alternative calculation according to Buddha's parinirvana )
Chinese calendar 69th (70th) cycle

Year of the Water Horse壬午 ( at the beginning of the year Metal Snake 辛巳)

Chula Sakarat (Siam, Myanmar) / Dai calendar (Vietnam) 824/825 (New Year's April)
Iranian calendar 840/841
Islamic calendar 866/867 (New Year September 25th/26th)
Jewish calendar 5222/23 (25/26 August)
Coptic calendar 1178/79
Malayalam calendar 637/638
Seleucid era Babylon: 1772/73 (April turn of the year)

Syria: 1773/74 (October turn of the year)

Spanish era 1500
Vikram Sambat (Nepalese calendar) 1518/19 (April turn of the year)


politics and world affairs

Holy Roman Empire

Other events in Central Europe

Doge Cristoforo Moro

Eastern Europe

Iberian Peninsula

voyages of discovery


  • Ulrich Haan opens Vienna's first printing works, but it is soon destroyed by the mob because of a pamphlet printed by him against Mayor Holzer. Haan emigrated to Rome.

culture and religion

Fust Schöffer Bible, end of the prologue to Romans and beginning of the letter


date of birth saved

Exact date of birth unknown


First half of the year

Tomb of Pasquale Malipiero in San Zanipolo

Second half of the year

Exact date of death unknown

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