On This Day

What Happened in February 1451

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

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

Ottoman Sultan Mehmed the Conqueror
Ottoman Sultan
Mehmed the Conqueror

Famous Weddings


LovePerson of Interest

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

King of France Louis XI
King of France
Louis XI

Famous Deaths

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