On This Day

1393 in History

Events in History

  • Jan 28 Fire during Royal Ball in Paris, 4 die (Ball of the Ardents)
  • Jul 17 Osmanen occupy Turnovo, Bulgaria

Birthdays in History

  • Aug 24 Arthur III, Duke of Brittany, born in Château de Suscinio, Sarzeau, France (d. 1458)

Deaths in History

  • Jan 28 Earl of Joigny, burned at royal ball in Paris
  • Jan 30 Aimery Poitiers, French nobleman, burned at royal ball
  • Jan 30 Yvain, son of earl of Foix, burned at royal ball
  • Mar 20 Johannes Nepomucenus [Jan Nepomucky], Czech saint, killed
  • Apr 4 Floris van Wevelinkhoven, bishop of Utrecht, dies
  • Jun 6 Emperor Go-En'yu of Japan (b. 1359)