On This Day

What Happened in April 1348

Historical Events

  • Apr 7 Prague University, first university in central Europe, formed by Charles IV
  • Apr 23 1st English order of knighthood founded (Order of Garter)

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