On This Day

What Happened on August 15, 1461

Historical Events

  • Empire of Trebizond surrenders to forces of Sultan Mehmet II - last Byzantine Empire remnant to fall. Emperor David exiled and later murdered.
1461 Highlights

About August 15, 1461

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 559 years, 6 months and 13 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Leo