On This Day

What Happened on April 2, 1453

Historical Events

Historic Siege

Turkish forces under Sultan Mehmed II begin the siege of Constantinople (─░stanbul), which falls May 29

1453 Highlights

About April 2, 1453

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 569 years, 1 month and 24 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Aries