On This Day

1394 in History

Events in History

  • May 1 Ekiho exorcised the Zen temple and its surroundings of an old badger
  • Sep 17 Jews are expelled from France by order of King Charles VI
  • Sep 28 Cardinal Pedro de Luna of Aragon chosen (anti)pope Benedictus XIII
  • Nov 3 Jews are expelled from France by Charles VI

Birthdays in History

  • Mar 4 Henry the Navigator, Prince/sponsors Portuguese voyages of discovery
  • Jun 4 Philippa of England, Queen of Denmark, Norway and Sweden, born in Peterborough Castle, Cambridgeshire (d. 1430)
  • Jul 12 Ashikaga Yoshinori, Japanese shōgun (1429-41) (d. 1441)
  • Nov 24 Charles, Duke of Orléans, French poet (d. 1465)

Person of interestJames I

Dec 10 James I, King of Scotland (1406-37), born in Dunfermline Palace, Scotland (d. 1437)

King of Scotland James I
King of Scotland
James I

Deaths in History

  • Jun 4 Mary de Bohun, wife of Henry IV of England and mother of Henry V, dies at about 26
  • Jun 7 Anne of Bohemia, Queen of England and wife of Richard II, dies at 28
  • Aug 11 Jan III, mister of Polanen, dies
  • Aug 27 Chokei, Emperor of Japan (b. 1343)
  • Sep 16 Clement VII [Robert de Geneve], Pope (1378-94), dies