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.

Royal Coronation

Louis XI is crowned King of France at Reims cathedral after the death of his father Charles VII

1461 Highlights

About August 15, 1461

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 560 years, 9 months and 3 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Leo