On This Day

What Happened in April 1348

Historical Events

  • Apr 7 Prague University, first university in central Europe, formed by Charles IV

Historic Event

Apr 23 The Order of Garter founded by English King Edward III, Britain's highest civic or military honor

Famous Birthdays

  • Apr 11 Andronikos IV Palaiologos, Byzantine Emperor, born in Constantinople, Byzantine Empire (d. 1385)

Famous Deaths

  • Apr 6 Petrarch's Laura, dies of plague