On This Day

1374 in History

Birthdays in History

  • Feb 18 Saint Jadwiga of Poland, Queen of Poland (d. 1399)
  • Apr 11 Roger Mortimer, 4th Earl of March, heir to the throne of England, born in Usk, Monmouthshire (d. 1398)

Deaths in History

  • Jan 6 Andreas Corsini, Italian saint/bishop of Fiesole, dies
  • Mar 12 Emperor Go-Kōgon, 4th Northern Emperor of Japan, dies at 37
  • Jul 18 Francesco Petrarch, Italian poet (Italia Mia), dies at 69
  • Jul 19 Francesco Petrarca, [Petracco], Italian mountaineer/poet, dies at 69
  • Nov 25 Philip II of Taranto, Titular emperor of Costantinople (b. 1329)
  • Dec 1 Magnus Eriksson, king of Norway/Sweden, dies