Year 1391 in History

Events in History

  • Mar 15 Anti-Semite monk in Seville, Spain stirs up people to attack Jews
  • Jun 4 Mob led by Ferrand Martinez surrounds and sets fire to the Jewish quarter of Seville in Spain, the surviving Jews are sold into slavery
  • Jun 6 Inhabitants of Seville, Spain, massacre 5,000 Jews
  • Aug 5 Castilian sailors fire attack Jewish ghetto of Barcelona, 100's killed
  • Aug 20 Konrad von Wallenrode becomes the 24th Hochmeister of the Teutonic Order.
  • Aug 24 Jews of Palma, Mallorca, massacred

Historical Figures Born in 1391

  • Oct 30 Edward [Dom Duarte], King of Portugal (1433-38), born in Viseu, Kingdom of Portugal (d. 1438)
  • Nov 6 Edmund de Mortimer, 5th Earl of March, English politician, born in New Forest, Westmeath, Ireland (d. 1425)

Historical Figures Who Died in 1391

  • Feb 16 Johannes V Palaeologus, Emperor of Byzantium (1341-91), dies
  • Mar 10 Tvrtko I first king of Bosnia (b. 1338)
  • Nov 1 Amadeus VII of Savoy (b. 1360)
  • Nov 14 Nikola Tavelić, First Croatian saint (b. 1340)