On This Day

What Happened in September 1396

Historical Events

  • Sep 12 Crusaders under earl of Nevers reaches Nicopolis
  • Sep 25 Battle of Nicopolis: Sultan Bajezid I defeats Crusades armies
  • Sep 26 Sultan Bajezid I beheads hundreds of crusaders

Famous Deaths

  • Sep 25 Jean de Vienne, French admiral/crusader, dies in battle
  • Sep 25 Odard de Chasseron, French knight/crusader, dies in battle
  • Sep 25 Philip of Bar, French knight/crusader, dies in battle