On This Day

Historical Events in 1395

  • Apr 16 Azzo X d'Este is defeated at the Battle of Portomaggiore by Venetian-Ferrarese troops.
  • Aug 14 Utrecht bishop Frederik of Blankenheim occupies Coevorden
  • Dec 11 John "Eleanor" Rykener, a male cross-dressing prostitute, is brought to court in London for "committing that detestable unmentionable and ignominious vice" in late medieval England's only recorded case on same-sex intercourse (verdict unknown)