What Happened in September 1396

Historical Events

  • Sep 12 Crusaders under earl of Nevers reaches Nicopolis
  • Sep 25 Battle of Nicopolis: forces of Ottoman Sultan Bajezid I defeat a combined Crusades army in northern Bulgaria
  • Sep 26 Ottoman Sultan Bajezid I beheads hundreds of crusaders after the Battle of Nicopolis

Famous Deaths

  • Sep 25 Jean de Vienne, French admiral and crusader, dies in the Battle of Nicopolis at abut 55
  • Sep 25 Odard de Chasseron, French knight and crusader, dies in the Battle of Nicopolis
  • Sep 25 Philip of Bar, French knight and crusader, dies in the Battle of Nicopolis