On This Day

Year 1451 in History

Events in History

  • Feb 3 Sultan Mehmed II, the Conqueror inherits the throne of the Ottoman Empire
  • Apr 19 Alam Shah of Delhi resigns throne
  • Jul 31 Jacques Cœur is arrested by order of Charles VII of France
  • Sep 21 Cardinal Nicholas of Cusa orders Jews of Holland to wear a badge

Historical Marriages

  • Feb 14 Louis, dauphin of France (later Louis XI) (27) marries Charlotte of Savoy (9) without the consent of King Charles VII

Historical Figures Who Died in 1451

  • Jan 7 Amadeus VIII, Duke of Savoye and last antipope (Felix V, 1439-48), dies at 67
  • Feb 3 Murad II, sultan of Turkey (1421-51), dies