On This Day

What Happened in 1424

Historical Events in 1424

  • Apr 5 Scottish King James I returns to Scotland after 18 years of detention at the English court
  • Nov 18 Storm flood ravages Dutch coast

Famous People Born in 1424

  • Oct 31 Wladyslaw III Warnenczyk, King of Poland and Hungary, born in Krak√≥w, Poland (d. 1444)

World Leaders in 1424

Famous People Who Died in 1424

  • May 10 Go-Kameyama, Emperor of Japan
  • Jun 10 Duke Ernest of Austria (b. 1377)
  • Aug 12 Yongle, Emperor of the Ming Empire (1402-24), dies at 64
  • Oct 11 Jan Zizka, Czech (army)leader (Hussieten), dies of plague at 46
  • Dec 31 Thomas Beaufort, 1st Duke of Exeter, English military leader