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What Happened on April 2, 1453

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

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

Ottoman Sultan Mehmed the Conqueror
Ottoman Sultan
Mehmed the Conqueror

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About April 2, 1453

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 567 years, 11 months and 5 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Aries