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Edwards of Woodstock's grave in Canterbury Cathedral
The English heir to the throne Edward of Woodstock ,
later known as the "Black Prince", dies.
1376 in other calendars
Armenian calendar 824/825 (turn of the year July)
Ethiopian calendar 1368/69
Aztec calendar 13. Tubes - Matlactli omey Acatl (until the end of January / beginning of February 12th Rabbit - Matlactli omome Tochtli )
Buddhist calendar 1919/20 (southern Buddhism); 1918/19 (alternative calculation according to Buddhas Parinirvana )
Chinese calendar 67th (68th) cycle

Year of the fire dragon丙辰 ( at the beginning of the year wood bunny 乙卯)

Chula Sakarat (Siam, Myanmar) / Dai calendar (Vietnam) 738/739 (turn of the year April)
Iranian calendar 754/755
Islamic calendar 777/778 (turn of the year 20/21 May)
Jewish calendar 5136/37 (September 14/15)
Coptic calendar 1092/93
Malayalam calendar 551/552
Seleucid era Babylon: 1686/87 (turn of the year April)

Syria: 1687/88 (turn of the year October)

Spanish era 1414
Vikram Sambat (Nepalese Calendar) 1432/33


Politics and world events

Holy Roman Empire

  • January 13th : The Gugler war ends with a peace treaty, Enguerrand VII. De Coucy leaves the Swiss plateau.
  • February 26th : Duke Leopold III. von Habsburg holds a tournament with a large number of people at Grossbasler Münster after no suitable place for this traditional carnival event was found in Kleinbasel . For the citizens of Basel, the tournament also appears to be a challenge and a demonstration of power, and as guns and horses get into the rows of spectators, there is tumult. An incited crowd attacked the Habsburg society on the Münsterplatz and in the aristocratic rooms and killed some nobles and servants. The duke had to flee to Kleinbasel in a boat, half a hundred counts, canons , noblemen and servants fell under the control of the rioters for a short time. The city council later declares “strange people and bad boys” responsible for the “ bad carnival ” and decapitates twelve alleged ringleaders . The Duke, however, seizes the opportunity to hold the citizens accountable and to make them obedient . At his insistence, the imposing empire for breach of the peace , the night over Basel. An agreement of July 9th in Hall in Tirol between the city and Herzog finally settled the dispute, but turned out to be extremely unfavorable for Basel. From now on, Leopold had to do the same job as other Habsburg cities and pay damages of 8,000 guilders. With Leopold's power behind it, the Habsburg party dominated the city for the next ten years.
  • June 10th : The 15-year-old Wenzel , the eldest son of Emperor Charles IV , is elected Rex Romanorum in Frankfurt am Main during his father's lifetime and is elected by the Archbishop of Cologne, Friedrich III. of Saar are crowned on July 6th .
  • July 4th : 14 Upper Swabian imperial cities under the leadership of Ulm found the Swabian City Association for four years. Emperor Charles IV does not recognize this association and leads the imperial war against the city union, which he perceives as a rebellion .
  • July 9 : Kaiser Karl overwhelmed with the consent of the electors, the citizens of Rhens on (inter nuces) in the nut trees on the Rhine "Steynen gestuel" King chair Rhens to build and repaired, for which duty-free treatment is assured them.

Western and Southern Europe

City rights and first documentary mentions

Science and religion


  • May 23rd : In Florence the card game is banned by regulation. This is one of the first secure evidence of playing cards in Europe.



  • July: Ladislaus of Naples , King of Naples, Croatian-Hungarian counter-king and titular king of Jerusalem, Prince of Taranto († 1414 )


Date of death secured

Exact date of death unknown

Died around 1376

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