On This Day

Historical Events in 1397

Historic Event

Apr 17 Geoffrey Chaucer tells the "Canterbury Tales" for the first time at the court of English King Richard II

  • Jun 17 Union of Kalmar established between Denmark, Sweden and Norway
  • Jun 24 Sultan Bajezid I releases captured crusaders for ransom
  • Jun 30 Denmark, Norway and Sweden sign Union of Kalmar under Queen Margaretha