Year 1392 in History

Events in History

  • Apr 26 Korean Confucian scholar and statesman Jeong Mong-ju is assassinated on the Sonjuk Bridge in Gaeseong (now North Korea). A brown spot on the bridge is still said to be his blood.
  • Jun 13 Assassination attempt on Olivier de Clisson, Constable of France, by Pierre de Craon fails
  • Dec 16 Nanboku-chō - Emperor Go-Kameyama of Japan abdicates in favor of rival claimant Go-Komatsu

Historical Figures Born in 1392

  • Dec 9 Peter, Duke of Coimbra and writer (Virtuosa Benfeitoria), born in Lisbon, Portugal (d. 1449)

Historical Figures Who Died in 1392

  • Sep 22 Aleid van Poelgeest, lover of earl Albrecht of Bavaria, murdered at 22
  • Sep 22 Willem Cuser, earl Albrecht of Beierens, murdered
  • Sep 25 Sergius van Radonesj, Russian saint, dies at 78
  • Oct 5 Yusuf II, ruler of Granada (1391-92), dies possibly killed by a poisoned tunic (b. c. 1356)