1386 in history

1386 events chronologically

Mar 4 Władysław II Jagiełło (Jogaila) is crowned King of Poland
Apr 29 Battle of the Vikhra River: The Principality of Smolensk is defeated by the Grand Duchy of Lithuania and becomes its vassal
May 9 England and Portugal formally ratify their alliance with the signing of the Treaty of Windsor, making it the oldest the oldest diplomatic alliance in the world which is still in force
Jul 9 The Old Swiss Confederacy makes great strides in establishing control over its territory by soundly defeating the Archduchy of Austria in the Battle of Sempach
Aug 17 Karl Topia, the ruler of Princedom of Albania forges an alliance with the Republic of Venice, committing to participate in all wars of the Republic and receiving coastal protection against the Ottomans in return
Oct 18 Opening of the University of Heidelberg
Oct 19 The Universität Heidelberg held its first lecture, making it the oldest German university

Born in 1386

Mar 12 Ashikaga Yoshimochi the 4th shogun of the Ashikaga shogunate who reigned from 1394 to 1423 during the Muromachi period of Japan. Yoshimochi was the son of the third shogun Ashikaga Yoshimitsu
Jun 24 John of Capistrano a Franciscan friar and Catholic priest from the Italian town of Capestrano, Abruzzo. Famous as a preacher, theologian, and inquisitor, he earned himself the nickname 'the Soldier Saint' when in 1456 at age 70 he led a crusade against the invading Ottoman Empire at the siege of Belgrade with the Hungarian military commander John Hunyadi

Died in 1386

Feb 24 Charles III of Naples King of Naples and titular King of Jerusalem from 1382 to 1386 as Charles III, and King of Hungary from 1385 to 1386 as Charles In 1382 Charles created the order of Argonauts of Saint Nicholas. In 1383 he succeeded to the Principality of Achaea on the death of James of Baux
Apr 27 Leonor Telles de Meneses a queen consort of Portugal and regent during the years 1383–1385. She was the wife of a Portuguese nobleman from whom she was forcibly divorced by King Ferdinand I, who afterward married her. She is called the Treacherous by the Portuguese, who execrate her on account of her adultery and treason to her native country; she is considered "a sort of Portuguese Lucrezia Borgia"
Jul 9 Leopold III Duke of Austria Duke of Austria from 1365 to 1379, and Duke of Styria, Carniola and Carinthia in 1365–1386.
Sep 23 Dan I of Wallachia prince of Wallachia between 1383 and 1386. He was the son of Radu I of Wallachia and the step-brother of Mircea I of Wallachia
Oct 16 Hugh de Stafford 2nd Earl of Stafford an English nobleman.