On This Day

What Happened in January 1355

Historical Events

  • Jan 6 Charles I of Bohemia is crowned with the Iron Crown of Lombardy

Famous Birthdays

  • Jan 7 Thomas of Woodstock, 1st Duke of Gloucester, son of Edward III of England (d. 1397)

Famous Deaths

  • Jan 7 InĂªs de Castro, Galician noblewoman, lover and posthumously-recognized wife of King Peter I of Portugal, is murdered on the orders of King Afonso IV at 29 or 30