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Millennium: 2nd millennium
Centuries: 13th century14th century15th century
Decades: 1340s  1350s  1360s  – 1370s –  1380s  1390s  1400s
Years: 1367 1368 136913701371 1372 1373

Events

  • May 24 – The Treaty of Stralsund ends the war between Denmark and the Hanseatic League.
  • October 20 – Philip of Anjou, Titular Emperor of Constantinople, marries Elisabeth of Slavonia, daughter of Stephen, duke of Transylvania and Slavonia, and Margareta of Bavaria.
  • December 20Pope Gregory XI succeeds Pope Urban V as the 201st pope.
  • Steel Crossbow first used as a weapon of war.
  • Carthusian monks build the Charterhouse in London.
  • Fortification of Xian City (Chang'an)
  • Timur completes his conquest of Cental Asia and parts of Persia, establishing the Timurid Empire.
  • Tran Phu deposes Duong Nhat Le as King of Vietnam.
  • For the second time since 1368, Moscow attacks Tver. Tver again makes a counter-attack with the aid of Lithuania and the Blue Horde.
  • Casimir III of Poland is succeeded jointly by his sister, Elisabeth of Kujavia, and her son, Louis I of Hungary. Beginning of the rule of Poland by the Capet-Anjou family.

Births

  • Duke William of Austria (died July 14, 1406)
  • Guarino da Verona, Italian humanist (died 1460)
  • Joanna of Navarre, daughter of Charles II of Navarre (died 1437)
  • John Lydgate, English Benedictine monk and poet (died 1451)
  • Queen Mary of Sicily (died 1402)
  • Erasmo of Narni, Italian mercenary (died 1443)
  • King Olaf IV of Norway (died 1387)
  • John VII Palaeologus, Byzantine Emperor (died 1408)
  • Jan Piast, Duke of Ziebice (died 1428)
  • Jan Sindel, Polish scientist (died 1443)
  • Jan Zizka, leader of the Hussites (died 1424)
  • Pawel Wlodkowic, Polish scholar (died 1435)

Deaths


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