Historical Events For 1453
Monday, 16 January 2017
Jan 06 On this day in history emperor Frederik III becomes archduke of Austria
Apr 02 Mehmed II begins his siege of Constantinople (İstanbul), which would fall on May 29 on this day in history.
Apr 21 Turkish fleet sinks ships Golden Receiver in Constantinople on this day in history.
May 29 On this day in history constantine XI Dragases, last Byzantine Emperor, dies at 49
May 29 Constantinople falls to Muhammad II (Turks); ends Byzantine Empire on this day in history.
May 29 In the year 1453 french banker Jacques Coeurs possessions confiscated
Jul 04 41 Jewish martyrs burned at stake at Breslau on this day in history.
Jul 17 In the year 1453 1st battle at Castillon: French beat English troops
Jul 17 John Talbot, 1st Earl of Shrewsbury, English military leader on this day in history.
Jul 20 In the year 1453 enguerrand de Monstrelet, French chronicler
Jul 23 Battle at Gavere: Philip the Good beats Gentse rebellion on this day in history.
Oct 19 2nd Battle at Castillon: France beats English, end of hundred year war in the year 1453.
Dec 24 In the year 1453 john Dunstable, English composer, dies