Historical Events in 1378

  • Jan 11 Earliest record in Durham, England of 'Plough Monday', the first Monday after the Feast of Epiphany (Jan 6) when agricultural work could restart
  • Apr 8 Bartolomeo Prignano elected as Pope Urban VI
  • Aug 9 Cardinals declare pope Urbanus VI lawless (anti christian/devil)
  • Sep 20 Robert de Geneve, "butcher of Cesena" crowned anti-pope Clemens VII