On This Day

Historical Events in 1438

  • Jan 1 Albrecht II von Habsburg becomes King of Hungary
  • Jan 5 Pope Eugenius IV deallocated council of Basel to Ferrara
  • Mar 18 Albrecht II of Habsburg becomes king of Germany
  • Jul 7 King Charles VII issues the Pragmatic Sanction of Bourges stating that a General Church Council with superior power to the Pope must be held every 10 years