Centuries: 14th century - 15th century - 16th century
- July 7 - Joan of Arc acquitted (but she had already been executed).
- July 21 - July 22. Battle of Belgrade. The Hungarians under John Hunyadi rout the Turkish army of Sultan Mehmed II
- August 20 - Vladislav II, reigning Prince of Wallachia is killed in battle by Vlad III Dracula who succeeds him.
- Lazar Brankovic becomes king of Serbia.
1456 Year Equivalents
78, beginning of the Saka era.