On This Day

1386 in History

Events in History

  • Feb 15 Duke Philip the Stout forms Council of Flanders
  • Mar 4 Władysław II Jagiełło (Jogaila) crowned King of Poland
  • May 9 Treaty of Windsor between Portugal and England (oldest diplomatic alliance in the world still in force)
  • Jul 9 Battle at Sempach: Swiss beat duke Leopold III of Austria
  • Oct 18 Opening of the University of Heidelberg

Birthdays in History

  • Sep 16 Ambrose Traversari, Italian theologian and monk, born in Portico di Romagna, Forlì, Papal States (d. 1439)

Deaths in History

  • Jul 9 Leopold III, Duke of Austria (1365-68), dies at 34