On This Day

What Happened in 1407

Historical Events

  • Jan 3 Bloody battles between Hoeksen & Kabeljauwen in Dordrecht
  • Apr 10 Lama Deshin Shekpa visits the Ming Dynasty capital at Nanjing and is awarded the title Great Treasure Prince of Dharma
  • Oct 26 Mobs attack Jewish community of Kraków
  • Nov 20 A truce between John the Fearless, Duke of Burgundy and Louis of Valois, Duke of Orléans is agreed under the auspices of John, Duke of Berry. Orléans would be assassinated three days later by Burgundy.

Famous People Born in 1407

  • Aug 27 Ashikaga Yoshikazu, 5th Japanese shōgun of the Ashikaga shogunate, born in Kyoto, Japan (d. 1425)

World Leaders in 1407

Famous People Who Died in 1407

  • Apr 23 Olivier de Clisson, French soldier (b. 1326)
  • Nov 23 Louis, duke of Orleans, brother of King Charles VI, assassinated in Paris by forces of the Duke of Burgundy, John the Fearless