On This Day

October 1449 in History

Events in History

  • Oct 28 Christian I is crowned King of Denmark in the Church of Our Lady, Copenhagen, establishing the House of Oldenburg (still rules the Danish throne today)

Birthdays in History

  • Oct 21 George, Duke of Clarence, brother of Edward IV and Richard III (d. 1478)

Deaths in History

  • Oct 27 Ulugh Beg, Timurid sultan of Samarkand and astronomer, assassinated at 56