On This Day

Historical Events in 1386

  • Feb 15 Duke Philip the Stout forms Council of Flanders
  • Mar 4 Władysław II Jagiełło (Jogaila) crowned King of Poland
  • May 9 Treaty of Windsor between Portugal and England (oldest diplomatic alliance in the world still in force)
  • Jul 9 Battle at Sempach: Swiss beat duke Leopold III of Austria
  • Oct 18 Opening of the University of Heidelberg