Historical Events in 1355

  • Jan 6 Charles I of Bohemia is crowned with the Iron Crown of Lombardy
  • Feb 10 The St. Scholastica's Day riot breaks out in Oxford, England, leaving 62 scholars and perhaps 30 locals dead in two days
  • May 7 1,200 Jews of Toledo, Spain killed by Count Henry of Trastamara
  • Sep 1 Tvrtko I writes in castro nostro Vizoka vocatum from old town Visoki
  • Nov 2 English invasion army under King Edward lands at Calais
  • Dec 13 The greatest traveller of his age, Ibn Battuta of Tangier completes his work "The Travels" detailing his 29 years spent travelling the Islamic world and beyond, including to India, China and Indonesia