On This Day

1421 in History

Events in History

  • Mar 22 Battle of BaugĂ© - French defeat English
  • May 11 Jews are expelled from Styria Austria
  • May 23 Jews of Austria imprisoned & expelled
  • Nov 18 Southern sea floods 72 villages, killing estimated 10,000 in Netherlands

Birthdays in History

  • Jul 25 Henry Percy, 3rd Earl of Northumberland, English politician, born in Leconfield, United Kingdom (d. 1461)
  • Dec 6 Henry VI, King of England (1422-61, 1470-71), born at Windsor Castle (d. 1471)

Deaths in History

  • Mar 22 Thomas of Lancaster, 1st Duke of Clarence, second son of Henry IV of England (killed in battle) (b. 1388)
  • May 26 Mehmed I, Ottoman Sultan (1413-21). B. 1389.
  • Jun 21 Jean Le Maingre, Marshal of France (b. 1366)