On This Day

What Happened on July 21, 1403

Historical Events

Victory 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.

Famous Deaths

  • Henry Percy [Harry Hotspur], English Knight, killed at the Battle of Shrewsbury at 39
1403 Highlights

About July 21, 1403

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 618 years, 9 months and 27 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Cancer