Year 1434 in History

Events in History

  • Apr 14 The foundation stone of Cathedral St. Peter and St. Paul in Nantes, France is laid
  • May 30 The Battle of Lipany (also called the Battle of Česky Brod), ending Taborites influence
  • Jul 28 Navigator Gil Eanes leaves Cape Bojador for Lisbon
  • Nov 24 River Thames in London freezes over

Historical Figures Born in 1434

  • Mar 19 Ashikaga Yoshikatsu, Japanese shogun (d. 1443)
  • Aug 29 Janus Pannonius, Hungarian poet and translator, born in Čazma, Croatia (d. 1472)
  • Sep 18 Eleanor of Portugal, Holy Roman Empress, born in Torres Vedras, Lisbon, Portugal (d. 1467)
  • Sep 23 Yolande of Valois, Duchess of Savoy (d. 1478)

Historical Marriages

  • Mar 1 Jacqueline, Countess of Haintaut formally marries Frank van Borssele 2 years after first secretly marrying him

Historical Figures Who Died in 1434

  • May 16 Pieter Appelmans, Flemish architect/master builder, dies at about 60
  • May 30 Prokop the Great, Hussite general
  • Jun 1 Władysław II Jagiełło, King of Lithuania and later also Poland, dies (b.1351)
  • Nov 12 King Louis III of Naples