On This Day

Events in History in 1387

  • Feb 24 King Charles III of Naples and Hungary is assassinated at Buda
  • Mar 11 The Battle of Castagnaro begins.

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Apr 17 Geoffrey Chaucer's "Canterbury Tales" characters begin their pilgrimage to Canterbury (according to scholars)

Author and Poet Geoffrey Chaucer
Author and Poet
Geoffrey Chaucer
  • Oct 17 Swells convent Windesheim initiated
  • Oct 26 Amsterdam buccaneer Herman of Kuinre signs loyalty vow for peace