On This Day

What Happened in June 1389

Historical Events

  • 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

Famous Birthdays

  • Jun 20 John Plantagenet, 1st Duke of Bedford, English prince, general (Hundred Years’ War) and statesman, born in Kenilworth, England (d. 1435)

Famous Deaths

  • 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)