On This Day

1360 in History

Events in History

  • Mar 15 French attack English south coast, raiding Winchelsea
  • May 8 Treaty of Brétigny signed by English & French, ending the first phase of the Hundred Years' War
  • Jul 25 Jews are expelled from Breslau, Silesia
  • Jul 27 Danish King Waldemar IV destroys Visby, Gotland
  • Oct 24 The Treaty of Brétigny is ratified at Calais, marking the end of the first phase of the Hundred Years' War.
  • Dec 5 The French Franc is created

Birthdays in History

  • Mar 31 Philippa of Lancaster, Queen of Portugal as wife of King John I (1387-1415), born in Leicester Castle, Leicester, England (d. 1415)
  • May 2 Yongle, Emperor of the Ming Empire (1402-24), born in Yingtian, Yuan Empire, China (d. 1424)
  • Aug 10 Francesco Zabarella, Italian jurist (d. 1417)
  • Oct 25 Louis, founder of house of Anjou

Deaths in History

  • Feb 26 Roger Mortimer, 2nd Earl of March, English military leader (b. 1328)
  • Sep 29 Joan I, Countess of Auvergne, queen of France (1350-60), dies at 34