On This Day

What Happened in 1357

Historical Events in 1357

  • Jan 4 Flemish earl Louis & Luxembourg Duke Wenceslaus sign peace treaty
  • Jun 3 Peace of Ath signed (in modern Belgium), settles Brabant succession
  • Jul 9 Charles IV, Holy Roman Emperor assists laying the foundation stone of Charles Bridge in Prague
  • Nov 25 Charles IV issues letter of protection of Jews of Strasbourg Alsace

Famous People Born in 1357

  • Apr 11 John I, King of Portugal (1383-1433), born in Lisbon, Portugal (d. 1433)

World Leaders in 1357

Famous People Who Died in 1357

  • May 28 Afonso IV, King of Portugal (1325-57), dies at 66
  • Jul 13 Bartolus de Saxoferrato Italian jurist (b. 1313)