May 12 In the year 1401 birth of emperor Shōkō (d. 1428)
Jul 23 Francesco Sfoza, soldier was born in the year 1401.
Aug 16 On this day in history birth of jacqueline, Countess of Hainaut, dauphine of France (d. 1436)
Oct 27 In the year 1401 birth of catherine of Valois, queen of Henry V of England (d. 1437)
Dec 21 In the year 1401 birth of tommaso Masaccio, Italian painter (d. 1428)