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Jerome of Prague at the stake, John Foxe's Book of Martyrs (1563)
Jerome of Prague
is burned as a heretic in Constance .
1416 in other calendars
Armenian calendar 864/865 (turn of the year July)
Ethiopian calendar 1408/09
Aztec calendar 1. Pipes - Ce Acatl (until the end of January / beginning of February: 13th Rabbit - Matlactli omey Tochtli )
Buddhist calendar 1959/60 (southern Buddhism); 1958/59 (alternative calculation according to Buddhas Parinirvana )
Chinese calendar 68th (69th) cycle

Year of the fire monkey丙申 ( at the beginning of the year wood sheep 乙未)

Chula Sakarat (Siam, Myanmar) / Dai calendar (Vietnam) 778/779 (turn of the year April)
Iranian calendar 794/795
Islamic calendar 818/819 (turn of the year February 28th / March 1st)
Jewish calendar 5176/77 (September 21/22)
Coptic calendar 1132/33
Malayalam calendar 591/592
Seleucid era Babylon: 1726/27 (turn of the year April)

Syria: 1727/28 (turn of the year October)

Spanish era 1454
Vikram Sambat (Nepalese Calendar) 1472/73 (turn of the year April)


Politics and world events

Holy Roman Empire

  • When the return of the Old Council to Lübeck , which was overthrown in 1408 , became apparent, the goldsmith Heyno Sobbe, as a member of the New Council, unsuccessfully organized a craftsmen's revolt to prevent this. He is arrested and executed on June 11th .

Hundred Years War

Sigismund's visit to England, The Beauchamp Pageants 1485
  • Spring: His journey through Western Europe also takes the Roman-German King Sigismund to England with the aim of negotiating a peace treaty with France . Together with Wilhelm von Holland , he set up a mutua conventio in June for a rapprochement between the two nations. But Charles VI. France withdraws its consent before signing the treaty. In further conversations and correspondence between Sigismund and Karl VI. their relationship deteriorates noticeably.
  • August 15 : The Treaty of Canterbury is signed as an alliance treaty within the framework of the Hundred Years War between King Henry V of England and King Sigismund. The treaty was ratified by September, but was given little more than symbolic meaning in the following war years.

Other events in Europe



Depiction of Jean de Valois, duc de Berry, in the January picture of the Très Riches Heures



After the death of the Olomouc administrator Wenzel Gerard von Burenitz on September 12th , the majority of the canons present elects Johann von Bucca as his successor on September 21st . However, the members who were not present elect the Vyšehrad dean Albrecht von Březí on October 3rd . King Wenceslas and the Archbishop of Prague confirm the election of Albrecht, whose opponents are to be captured. After Albrecht attended the mass of a Hussite priest a few days after his inauguration, an uprising broke out in Olomouc. Albrecht flees to the episcopal city of Kremsier . Thereupon on December 14th the Council of Constance appointed Johann von Bucca as administrator of Olomouc . Nevertheless, the king and the archbishop refuse to confirm Johann in his office.


The 6th Karmapa

When he was born , Thongwa Dönden became the 6th Karmapa of the Karma Kagyu School of Tibetan Buddhism .


Date of birth saved

Exact date of birth unknown

Born around 1416


First half of the year

The grave of the Duke of Berry in Bourges Cathedral

Second half of the year

Exact date of death unknown

Died around 1416

Web links

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