On This Day

Events in History in 1415

  • May 4 Religious reformers John Wycliffe and Jan Hus are condemned as heretics at the Council of Constance
  • May 29 Pope John XXIII [Baldassare Cossa] formally deposed as Pope at the Conference of Constance, Germany, after he had fled the town in disguise
  • Jul 4 Angelo Correr renounces his claim to the Papacy as Pope Gregory XII
  • Jul 6 Bohemian religious reformer Jan Hus is burned at the stake in Constance, Germany
  • Aug 13 King Henry V of England land army at the mouth of Seine River
  • Oct 25 Battle of Agincourt: Henry V's forces defeat larger French army and the longbow defeats the armoured knight
  • Oct 25 John IV van Bourgondy becomes Duke of Brabant and Limburg