On This Day

Events in History in 1462

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Jun 17 Vlad III the Impaler attempts to assassinate Mehmed II (The Night Attack) forcing him to retreat from Wallachia

Wallachian Prince Vlad the Impaler
Wallachian Prince
Vlad the Impaler
Ottoman Sultan Mehmed the Conqueror
Ottoman Sultan
Mehmed the Conqueror
  • Sep 17 The Battle of Świecino (or Battle of Żarnowiec) is fought during Thirteen Years' War.
  • Nov 1 Archduke Albrecht VI van Habsburg occupies Vienna