On This Day

What Happened in 1410

Historical Events

  • Jul 15 Battle of Grunwald (First Battle of Tannenburg, Battle of Žalgiris), one of Medieval Europe's largest battles during Poland-Lithuanian Teutonic War. Polish King Władysław Jagiełło and Lithuanian Grand Duke Vytautas defeat Teutonic Ulrich von Jungingen
  • Oct 9 Earliest mention of Prague's astronomical clock, the world's oldest still in operation, built by Mikuláš of Kadaň and Jan Šindel

Famous People Born in 1410

  • Apr 27 Jean Van Lannoy, Flemish governor of Holland, Zealand and West Frisia (d. 1493)

World Leaders in 1410

Famous People Who Died in 1410

  • Mar 16 John Beaufort, 1st Earl of Somerset (b. 1373)
  • May 3 Alexander V [Petros Philargi], Kreta's Pope (1409-10), dies
  • May 18 Rupert, King of Germany (1400-10), dies at 58
  • May 31 King Martin I of Aragon (b. 1356)
  • Jul 15 Ulrich von Jungingen, German Grand Master of the Teutonic Knights, killed at the Battle of Grunwald (b. 1360)