1388 in history

1388 events chronologically

Apr 9 Despite being outnumbered 16 to 1, forces of the Old Swiss Confederacy are victorious over the Archduchy of Austria in the Battle of Näfels
May 18 During the Battle of Buyur Lake, General Lan Yu led a Chinese army forward to crush the Mongol hordes of Tögüs Temür, the Khan of Northern Yuan
Aug 5 The Battle of Otterburn, a border skirmish between the Scottish and the English in Northern England, is fought near Otterburn
Dec 12 Mary of Enghien sells the lordship of Argos and Nauplia to the Republic of Venice

Born in 1388

Jun 13 Thomas Montacute 4th Earl of Salisbury an English nobleman and one of the most important English commanders during the Hundred Years' War.
Aug 10 Thomas Ebendorfer an Austrian historian, professor, and statesman.
Aug 23 Eberhard IV Count of Württemberg the ruling Count of Württemberg from 1417 until his death.
Sep 7 Gian Maria Visconti the second Visconti Duke of Milan, the son of Gian Galeazzo Visconti and Caterina Visconti.

Died in 1388

Mar 26 Niccolò II d'Este Marquis of Ferrara lord of Ferrara, Modena and Parma from 1361 until his death.
May 11 Wenceslaus I Duke of Saxe-Wittenberg a prince-elector of the Holy Roman Empire as well as Prince of Lüneburg. He was the son of Rudolf I and his 3rd wife, Agnes of Lindow-Ruppin
Jul 16 Nijō Yoshimoto a Japanese kugyō , waka poet, and renga master of the early Muromachi period.
Aug 14 James Douglas 2nd Earl of Douglas an influential and powerful magnate in the Kingdom of Scotland.
Sep 20 Firuz Shah Tughlaq a Turkic Muslim ruler of the Tughlaq Dynasty, who reigned over the Sultanate of Delhi from 1351 to 1388. He was the son of a Hindu princess of Dipalpur. His father's name was Rajab who had the title Sipahsalar. Sultan Feroze Shah Tughlaq succeeded his cousin Muhammad bin Tughlaq following the latter's death from a fatal illness, but due to widespread unrest Sultan Feroze Shah Tughlaq's realm was much smaller than Muhammad's. Sultan Feroze Shah Tughlaq was forced by rebellions to concede virtual independence to Bengal and other provinces
Dec 31 Albert IV Duke of Mecklenburg co-regent of Mecklenburg from 1383 to 1388. He was the son of the Duke Henry III of Mecklenburg and Ingeborg of Denmark