|Centuries:||14th century - 15th century - 16th century|
|Decades:|| 1420s 1430s 1440s - 1450s - 1460s 1470s 1480s
|Years:||1452 1453 1454 - 1455 - 1456 1457 1458|
|1455 in topic:|
|Subjects: Archaeology – Architecture –|
|Art – Literature – Music – Science|
|Leaders: State leaders – Colonial governors|
|Category: Establishments – Disestablishments|
|Births – Deaths – Works|
Events of 1455[edit | edit source]
- January 8 - Pope Nicholas V publishes Romanus Pontifex, an encyclical addressed to King Afonso V of Portugal, which sanctions the conquest of non-Christian lands, and the reduction of native non-Christian populations to 'perpetual slavery'.
- February 23 - The Gutenberg Bible is the first book printed with movable type.
- April 8 - Pope Calixtus III succeeds Pope Nicholas V as the 209th pope.
- The Wars of the Roses begin.
- May 18 - Battle of Arkinholm in Scotland.
- May 22 - First Battle of St Albans: Richard, defeats and captures King Henry VI of England.
|Gregorian calendar||1455 |
|Ab urbe condita||2208|
|Armenian calendar||904 |
|Bahá'í calendar||-389 – -388|
|Coptic calendar||1171 – 1172|
|Ethiopian calendar||1447 – 1448|
|Hebrew calendar||5215 – 5216|
|- Vikram Samvat||1510 – 1511|
|- Shaka Samvat||1377 – 1378|
|- Kali Yuga||4556 – 4557|
|Iranian calendar||833 – 834|
|Islamic calendar||859 – 860|
— changed to —Kōshō 1
|- Imperial Year||Kōki 2115|
|Thai solar calendar||1998|
Births[edit | edit source]
- February 2 - King John of Denmark, Norway, and Sweden (died 1513)
- March 3 - King John II of Portugal (died 1495)
- March 15 - Pietro Accolti, Italian Catholic cardinal (died 1532)
- August 2 - John Cicero (died 1499)
- Peter Vischer the Elder, German sculptor (died 1529) (approximate date)
Deaths[edit | edit source]
- February 18 - Fra Angelico, Italian painter (born 1395)
- March 24 - Pope Nicholas V (born 1397)
- April 1 - Zbigniew Cardinal Oleśnicki, Polish bishop and statesman (born 1389)
- May 18 - Archibald Douglas (killed in battle)
- May 22 - Henry Percy, English politician (killed in battle)
- May 22 - Edmund Beaufort, English commander (killed in battle) (born 1406)
- May 22 - Humphrey Stafford (in battle)
- September 3 - Alonso Tostado, Spanish Catholic bishop
- October 22 - Johannes Brassart, Flemish composer
- December 1 - Lorenzo Ghiberti, Italian sculptor and metal smith (born 1378)
- December 2 - Isabel of Coimbra, queen of Portugal (born 1432)
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People of the year 1455 at Familypedia
27 people were born in 1455
14 children were born to the 9 women born in 1455
22 people died in 1455
947 people lived in 1455
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22 people were married in 1455.
There were 1 military battles in 1455.
|First Battle of St Albans||22 May 1455 JL|
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