On This Day

What Happened in 1386

Historical Events

  • Feb 15 Duke Philip the Stout forms Council of Flanders
  • Mar 4 Władysław II Jagiełło (Jogaila) crowned King of Poland
  • May 9 Treaty of Windsor between Portugal and England (oldest diplomatic alliance in the world still in force)
  • Jul 9 Battle at Sempach: Swiss beat duke Leopold III of Austria
  • Oct 18 Opening of the University of Heidelberg

Famous People Born in 1386

  • Jun 24 Saint John of Capistrano, Franciscan friar and Catholic priest from the Italian town of Capestrano, Abruzzo, born in Capestrano, Abruzzi, Kingdom of Naples (d. 1456)
  • Sep 16 Ambrose Traversari, Italian theologian and monk, born in Portico di Romagna, Forlì, Papal States (d. 1439)

Famous People Who Died in 1386

  • Jul 9 Leopold III, Duke of Austria (1365-68), dies at 34