On This Day

What Happened in 1361

Historical Events in 1361

  • Apr 14 Henry of Grosmont, the richest peer in England, is buried at the Church of the Annunciation of Our Lady of Newarke, Leicester, with the royal family in attendance

Famous People Born in 1361

  • Feb 26 Wenceslas of Bohemia, Holy Roman Catholic German emperor (1378-1400)

World Leaders in 1361

Famous People Who Died in 1361

  • Mar 23 Henry of Grosmont, 1st Duke of Lancaster, richest peer in England, dies at 50 or 51
  • Jun 9 Philippe de Vitry, French composer and poet, dies at 69
  • Jun 16 John Tauler, German mystic (Gottesfreunde) dies at about 61
  • Nov 21 Philip I, Duke of Burgundy (plague) (b. 1346)