Historical Events in 1453

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  • Jan 6th Emperor Frederik III becomes archduke of Austria
  • Apr 2nd Mehmed II begins his siege of Constantinople (─░stanbul), which falls May 29
  • Apr 21st Turkish fleet sinks ships Golden Receiver in Constantinople
  • May 29th Constantinople, capital of the Eastern Roman Empire falls to Muhammad II (Turks); ends the Byzantine Empire
  • May 29th French banker Jacques Coeur's possessions confiscated
  • Jul 4th 41 Jewish martyrs burned at stake at Breslau
  • Jul 17th Battle of Castillon: French army beats English force under Talbot, turning point of the 100 Years' War
  • Jul 23rd Battle at Gavere: Philip the Good beats Gentse rebellion
  • Oct 19th French retake Bordeaux following the Battle of Castillon