On This Day

Historical Events in 1405

BattleExecution

Jun 8 Richard le Scrope, Archbishop of York and Thomas Mowbray, Earl of Norfolk, are executed in York on the King of England, Henry IV's orders

King of England and Lord of Ireland Henry IV of England
King of England and Lord of Ireland
Henry IV of England
  • Jul 11 Chinese fleet commander Zheng He sets sail on his first major expedition, to the Spice Islands, leading 208 vessels, including 62 treasure ships with 27,800 sailors