On This Day

What Happened in 1403

Historical Events

  • Jul 21 Battle of Shrewsbury fought by Percys against King Henry IV

Famous People Born in 1403

  • Jan 11 Jan IV, Duke of Brabant/Limburg
  • Feb 22 Charles VII, King of France (1422-61), drove the English out from Northern France, (d. 1461)
  • Jun 11 John IV, Duke of Brabant, born in Arras, France (d. 1427)

Famous Deaths

  • Mar 8 Bajezid I Jildirim, 4th sultan of Turkey (1389-1403), dies at 42
  • Jul 23 Henry Percy, [Harry Hotspur], killed in battle at 39
  • Jul 23 Thomas Percy, 1st Earl of Worcester, English rebel (executed) (b. 1343)