On This Day

What Happened in February 1451

Historical Events

Historic Event

Feb 3 Sultan Mehmed II, the Conqueror inherits the throne of the Ottoman Empire

Famous Weddings

Louis XI

Feb 14 Louis, dauphin of France (later Louis XI) (27) marries Charlotte of Savoy (9) without the consent of King Charles VII

Famous Deaths

  • Feb 3 Murad II, sultan of Turkey (1421-51), dies