On This Day

What Happened in July 1401

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

Jul 9 Turko-Mongol ruler Tamerlane (Timur) destroys Baghdad, killing 20,000

Turkic Conqueror Tamerlane
Turkic Conqueror
Tamerlane

Famous Birthdays

  • Jul 23 Francesco Sforza, Italian condottiero and Duke of Milan (1401–1466), born in San Miniato, Tuscany (d. 1466)