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 Jacqueline, Countess of Hainaut, dauphine of France (d. 1436) was born in the year 1401.
Oct 27 Catherine of Valois, queen of Henry V of England (d. 1437) was born on this day in history.
Dec 21 Tommaso Masaccio, Italian painter (d. 1428) was born on this day in history.