On This Day

What Happened in July 1415

Historical Events

  • Jul 4 Angelo Correr renounces his claim to the Papacy as Pope Gregory XII
  • Jul 6 Bohemian religious reformer Jan Hus is burned at the stake in Constance, Germany

Famous Deaths

  • Jul 6 Jan Hus, Bohemian religious reformer burned for heresy by the Church at Constance, Germany (b. 1369)
  • Jul 19 Philippa of Lancaster, Queen of Portugal as wife of King John I (1387-1415), dies at 55