On This Day

What Happened in 1451

Historical Events in 1451

  • Feb 3 Sultan Mehmed II, the Conqueror inherits the throne of the Ottoman Empire
  • Apr 19 Alam Shah of Delhi resigns throne
  • Jul 31 Jacques Cœur is arrested by order of Charles VII of France
  • Sep 21 Cardinal Nicholas of Cusa orders Jews of Holland to wear a badge

Famous People Who Died in 1451

  • Jan 7 Amadeus VIII, Duke of Savoye and last antipope (Felix V, 1439-48), dies at 67
  • Feb 3 Murad II, sultan of Turkey (1421-51), dies