On This Day

Year 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 is ratified at Windsor cementing and strengthening ties between the two kingdoms (oldest diplomatic alliance still in force). The treaty guarantees the mutual security of both nations and strengthens commercial ties. [1]
  • Jul 9 Battle at Sempach: Swiss beat duke Leopold III of Austria
  • Oct 18 Opening of the University of Heidelberg

Historical Figures Born in 1386

  • Jun 24 Saint John of Capistrano, Franciscan friar and Catholic priest from the Italian town of Capestrano, Abruzzo, born in Capestrano, Abruzzi, Kingdom of Naples (d. 1456)
  • Sep 16 Ambrose Traversari, Italian theologian and monk, born in Portico di Romagna, Forlì, Papal States (d. 1439)

Historical Figures Who Died in 1386

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