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Heads of State · Nekrolog

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 defeated Count Ulrich V von Württemberg in the battle of Seckenheim .
1462 in other calendars
Armenian calendar 910/911 (turn of the year July)
Ethiopian calendar 1454/55
Aztec calendar 8th house - Chicuei Calli (until the end of January / beginning of February: 7th Feuerstein - 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 (turn of the year April)
Iranian calendar 840/841
Islamic calendar 866/867 (turn of the year 25/26 September)
Jewish calendar 5222/23 (August 25-26)
Coptic calendar 1178/79
Malayalam calendar 637/638
Seleucid era Babylon: 1772/73 (turn of the year April)

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

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


Politics and world events

Holy Roman Empire

Other events in Central Europe

Doge Cristoforo Moro

Eastern Europe

Iberian Peninsula

Voyages of discovery

  • The Genoese in the Portuguese service Antonio de Noli founds a small garrison on the Cape Verde island of Santiago called Ribeira Grande , today's Cidade Velha . It is the first permanent European settlement in the tropics.


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

Pasquale Malipieros tomb in San Zanipolo

Second half of the year

Exact date of death unknown

Web links

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