1387 in history

1387 events chronologically

Feb 24 King Charles III of Naples and Hungary is assassinated at Buda
Mar 11 Battle of Castagnaro: English condottiero Sir John Hawkwood leads Padova to victory in a factional clash with Verona

Born in 1387

Jul 6 Blanche I of Navarre Queen of Navarre from 1425 to 1441. She became queen regnant upon the death of her father King Charles III of Navarre. She was married twice, but only had surviving issue from her second husband, King John II of Aragon, as her only son by Martin I of Sicily died in early infancy

Died in 1387

Jan 1 Charles II of Navarre King of Navarre 1349–1387 and Count of Évreux 1343–1387.
Jan 6 Peter IV of Aragon the King of Aragon, King of Sardinia and Corsica , King of Valencia , and Count of Barcelona from 1336 until his death. He deposed James III of Majorca and made himself King of Majorca in 1344. His reign was occupied with attempts to strengthen the crown against the Union of Aragon and other such devices of the nobility, with their near constant revolts, and with foreign wars, in Sardinia, Sicily, the Mezzogiorno, Greece, and the Balearics. His wars in Greece made him Duke of Athens and Neopatria in 1381
Jan 22 Çandarlı Halil Pasha the Elder the first Grand Vizier of Murad I's reign. He was also technically the first in Ottoman history who held the title "Grand Vizier" , the first who had a military background , and the first member of the illustrious Çandarlı family to hold high office. His family was to mark the rise of the Ottoman Empire between 1360 and 1450
Jul 20 Robert IV of Artois Count of Eu Count of Eu from April to July 1387.
Jul 20 Joanna Duchess of Durazzo the eldest daughter and eldest surviving child of Charles, Duke of Durazzo, and his wife, Maria of Calabria. She succeeded as duchess on the death of her father in 1348 when she was only a child of four years old. Joanna was a member of the House of Anjou-Durazzo
Jul 22 Frans Ackerman one of the most famous Flemish statesmen of the 14th century.
Aug 23 Olaf II of Denmark king of Denmark as Olaf II and king of Norway as Olaf Olaf was son of King Haakon VI of Norway and the grandson of King Magnus IV of Sweden. His mother was Queen Margaret I of Denmark which made him the grandson of King Valdemar IV of Denmark. In addition to his claim on the thrones of Denmark and later Norway, he was in the direct succession line to the throne of Sweden