Historical Events In 1397
Friday, 03 April 2020
Feb 18 In the year 1397 enguerrand VII, French master of Coucy/count of Soissons, dies at 56
Apr 17 Geoffrey Chaucer tells the Canterbury Tales for the first time at the court of Richard II. Chaucer scholars have also identified this date (in 1387) as when the book's pilgrimage to Canterbury starts on this day in history.
Jun 15 Count of Eu, French knight, dies in Turkish captivity on this day in history.
Jun 17 Union of Kalmar established between Denmark, Sweden & Norway on this day in history.
Jun 24 On this day in history sultan Bajezid I release caught crusaders free, for ransom
Jun 30 In the year 1397 denmark, Norway & Sweden sign Union of Kalmar under Queen Margaretha
Aug 16 Albrecht II von Habsburg, king of Bohemia/Hungary/Germany on this day in history.
Sep 02 In the year 1397 francesco Landini, Italian composer
Sep 08 On this day in history thomas of Woodstock, 1st Duke of Gloucester.
Nov 15 Nicholas V, [Tommaso Parentucelli], Italy, Pope (1447-55) on this day in history.