On This Day

What Happened in 1359

Historical Events in 1359

  • Jul 4 Francesco II Ordelaffi of Forlì surrenders to the Papal commander Gil de Albornoz.

Famous People Born in 1359

  • Jan 11 Emperor Go-En'yu of Japan (d. 1393)

World Leaders in 1359

Famous Weddings in 1359

  • May 19 John of Gaunt (19), English prince, son of Edward III, marries Blanche of Lancaster (17) at Reading Abbey

Famous People Who Died in 1359

  • Oct 10 King Hugh IV of Cyprus (b. 1295)
  • Nov 13 Ivan II, great ruler of Moscow & Vladimir, dies
  • Nov 14 Gregorius Palamas, Byzantine mystic/archbishop/saint, dies