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1418 in History

Events in History

  • Jun 12 An insurrection delivers Paris to the Burgundians

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Aug 18 Competition announced to design dome of Florentine cathedral, main competitors Lorenzo Ghiberti and Filippo Brunelleschi (supported by Cosimo de Medici)

Florentine Ruler and Arts Patron Cosimo de Medici
Florentine Ruler and Arts Patron
Cosimo de Medici
  • Nov 2 Utrecht conquers Ijsselstein

Birthdays in History

  • Dec 18 Albert VI, Archduke of Austria, born in Vienna, Austria (d. 1463)

Weddings in History

  • Mar 8 Jacqueline, Countess of Haintaut marries her cousin John IV Duke of Brabant in The Hague

Deaths in History

  • Mar 22 Dietrich of Nieheim, German historian
  • Jun 2 Katherine of Lancaster, wife of Henry III of Castile
  • Jun 12 Bernard VII, Count of Armagnac, Constable of France (b. 1360)
  • Sep 2 Jan III Chalon, prince of Orange/gov of Burgundy, dies