Historical Events in 1396

  • Apr 30 Crusaders & Earl of Nevers depart from Dijon
  • Jun 24 Crusaders under Earl of Nevers reach Vienna
  • Sep 12 Crusaders under earl of Nevers reaches Nicopolis
  • Sep 25 Battle of Nicopolis: forces of Ottoman Sultan Bajezid I defeat a combined Crusades army in northern Bulgaria
  • Sep 26 Ottoman Sultan Bajezid I beheads hundreds of crusaders after the Battle of Nicopolis