On This Day

What Happened in April 1348

Historical Events

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

Event of interestEvent of Interest

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

King of England Edward III
King of England
Edward III

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