On This Day

What Happened on July 21, 1403

Historical Events


Victory in battleVictory in Battle

Battle of Shrewsbury: Army led by the Lancastrian King of England, Henry IV defeats a rebel army led by Henry "Harry Hotspur" Percy of Northumberland thus ending the Percy challenge to the throne. Also the first battle English archers fought each other on English soil.

King of England and Lord of Ireland Henry IV of England
King of England and Lord of Ireland
Henry IV of England

1403 Highlights

About July 21, 1403

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 617 years, 7 months and 14 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Cancer