On This Day

What Happened in 1400

Historical Events in 1400

  • Sep 16 Owain Glynd┼Ár is declared Prince of Wales by his followers
  • Nov 11 Battle of Aleppo: Timur and his army defeat the forces of Sultan Faraj, Mameluke ruler of Egypt, 20,000 people reportedly massacred and a pyramid of their skulls built

Famous People Born in 1400

  • Dec 22 Luca della Robbia, Italian sculptor (Madonna of Rose Garden), born in Florence, Italy (d. 1482)