On This Day

Events in History in 1449

  • Jan 6 Byzantine Emperor Constantine XI is crowned at Mistra.
  • Apr 25 Anti-pope Felix V resigns
  • Sep 8 Battle of Tumu Fortress - Mongolians capture the Chinese Emperor Yingzong of Ming
  • 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)