What happened in the year 1445?

Portuguese explorer Dinis Dias discovers the Cap-Vert, on the western coast of Africa. Battle of Gomit: Emperor Zara Yaqob of Ethiopia defeats and kills Sultan Arwe Badlay, of Adal. Vlad II Dracul, aided by a crusaders’ fleet from Burgundy, attacks Giurgiu, and massacres the Ottoman garrison after their surrender.

What was happening in 1226?

Siege of Avignon: Crusader forces under Louis VIII besiege Avignon. November 8 – Louis VIII dies of dysentery at Château de Montpensier during his return from the Albigensian Crusade. He is succeeded by his 12-year-old son Louis IX (the Saint), who becomes king of France.

What happened in the year 1160?

The Almohads conquer Mahdia (modern Tunisia) from the Normans after an important naval success near the city, against Christian reinforcements coming from Sicily. A commercial treaty, between the Almohad Caliphate and the Republic of Pisa, opens the North African ports to Tuscan merchants (approximate date).

What happened in the year 1446?

September 27 – Battle of Otonetë: Skanderbeg defeats the Ottomans. Before October – Sultan Mehmed II of the Ottoman Empire is forced to abdicate, in favor of his father Murad II, by the Janissaries.

Who was born in 1226?

The Most Historically Significant Person Born in 1226 is Bolesław V the Chaste.

What happened in the 1180s?

Asia. February 19 – Second Battle of Uji: Japanese forces under Minamoto no Yoshinaka are defeated by his cousins, Minamoto no Yoshitsune and Minamoto no Yoritomo, for the control of Japan. February 21 – Battle of Awazu: Minamoto no Yoshinaka is killed during a pursuit by his cousin’s armies.

What happened in the year 1456?

August 20 – Vladislav II, reigning Prince of Wallachia, is killed in hand-to-hand combat by Vlad the Impaler, who succeeds him. October 17 – The University of Greifswald is established, making it the second oldest university in Northern Europe, also (for a period) the oldest in Sweden and Prussia.

What happened in the year 1447?

January–December March 6 – Pope Nicholas V succeeds Pope Eugene IV, to become the 208th pope. March 16 – A major fire destroys the centre of Valencia. July 15 – The Spanish Inquisition is revived. Vlad II Dracul, ruler of Wallachia, and his eldest son Mircea are assassinated.

What was happening in 1442?

January–December. March 18–25 – Battle of Hermannstadt: John Hunyadi defeats an army of the Ottoman Empire 80,000 strong, led by Mesid Bey of Vidin, near Sibiu in Transylvania. June 2 – Alfonso of Aragon proclaims himself King of Naples.