On This Day

What Happened in 1389

Historical Events

  • Feb 24 Battle at Falköping: Danes defeat King Albert of Sweden
  • Jun 15 Battle of Kosovo; Turks defeat Serbs
  • Jun 28 Ottomans defeat Serbian army in the bloody Battle of Kosovo, opening the way for the Ottoman conquest of Southeastern Europe
  • Oct 30 French King Charles VI visits pope Clemens VII

Famous People Who Died in 1389

  • Mar 31 Everhard Tserclaes, sheriff of Brussels, murdered
  • May 19 Dmitri Donskoi, Grand Prince of Muscovy (b. 1350)
  • Jun 15 Lazar I, Serbian prince, dies in battle
  • Jun 15 Murad I, Osmaans sultan, dies in battle
  • Jun 28 Prince Lazar Hrebeljanović of Serbia (b. 1329)

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