On This Day

What Happened in June 1397

Historical Events

  • Jun 17 Union of Kalmar established between Denmark, Sweden and Norway
  • Jun 24 Sultan Bajezid I releases captured crusaders for ransom
  • Jun 30 Denmark, Norway and Sweden sign Union of Kalmar under Queen Margaretha

Famous Birthdays

  • Jun 29 John II, King of Aragon and Navarre, born in Medina del Campo, Spain (d. 1479)

Famous Deaths

  • Jun 3 William Montacute, 2nd Earl of Salisbury, English military leader, dies at 68
  • Jun 15 Count of Eu, French knight, dies in Turkish captivity
  • Jun 16 Philip of Artois, Count of Eu, French soldier (b. 1358)