On This Day

What Happened in 1422

Historical Events in 1422

  • Mar 30 Ketsugan, Zen teacher, performs exorcisms to free aizoji temple
  • Jun 30 Battle of Arbedo between the Duke of Milan and the Swiss cantons
  • Aug 31 Henry VI becomes King of England at the age of 9 months
  • Oct 28 Charles V's son succeeds him as king Charles VII of France

Famous People Born in 1422

  • Aug 13 William Caxton, 1st English printer (Histories of Troy), born in Kent, England (d. 1491)

World Leaders in 1422

Famous People Who Died in 1422

  • Mar 9 Jan Zelivsky, Hussite priest (b. 1380)
  • Aug 31 Henry V, King of England (1413-22) and France (1416-19), dies at 36
  • Sep 17 Constantine II of Bulgaria
  • Oct 21 Charles VI "the Well Beloved", King of France (1380-1422), dies at 54