Historical Events In 1384
Saturday, 20 July 2019
Aug 16 In the year 1384 the Hongwu Emperor of Ming China, Emperor Dong, hears a case of a couple who tore paper money bills while fighting over them—a case considered equal to the act of destroying stamped government documents, which by law necessitated one hundred floggings by a bamboo rod. However, the Hongwu Emperor decided to pardon them, seeing as how their intention was not to tear up the money.
Aug 20 Geert Great, [Gerardus Magnus], theologist (Getijdenboek), dies in the year 1384.
Sep 02 Louis I, duke of Anjou/king of Naples (Battle of Poitiers), dies in the year 1384.
Sep 20 Louis, duke of Anjou/wife of Marie of Bretagne in the year 1384.
Sep 27 Cosimo de Medici, Italian Patron of the Arts on this day in history.
Nov 16 On this day in history jadwiga is crowned King of Poland, although she is a woman.
Dec 31 John Wycliffe, English religious reformer/bible translator, dies on this day in history.