On This Day

1363 in History

Events in History

  • Aug 30 Beginning of the Battle of Lake Poyang; two Chinese rebel leaders Chen Youliang and Zhu Yuanzhang are pitted against each other in what was one of the largest naval battles in history during Mongol-led Yuan Dynasty
  • Oct 4 End of the Battle of Lake Poyang; the Chinese rebel forces of Zhu Yuanzhang defeat that of his rival, Chen Youliang, one of the largest naval battles in history with 850,000 taking part (approx.)

Birthdays in History

  • Jul 2 Maria, Queen of Sicily and Duchess of Athens & Neopatria, born in Catania, Kingdom of Sicily (d. 1401)
  • Dec 14 Jean de Gerson, French theologian, born in Gerson-lès-Barby, Champagne, France (d. 1429)

Deaths in History

  • Jan 13 Meinhard III of Gorizia-Tyrol (b. 1344)