History Portal | Portal Biographies | Current Events | Calendar years
Heads of State
Year of the Fire Hare丁卯( at the beginning of the year Fire Tiger丙寅)
Syria: 1698/99 ( the year in October )
Politics and World Affairs
- January 6: John I will after the death of his father King Peter IV of Aragon and Duke of Neopatria.
- February 2: King John I of Portugal married the English Princess Philippa of Lancaster. Marriage is for political reasons by Philippa's father, John of Gaunt, 1st Duke of Lancaster, has been arranged to seal the previous year entered into the Treaty of Windsor Anglo- Portuguese alliance against France, supported by the Kingdom of Castile.
- The Mongol conqueror Tamerlane destroyed the Persian city of Isfahan and can kill almost 70,000 inhabitants.
- The beetles Burger from dying; their property will pass to the Black Burger.
- Ingenbohl is first mentioned.
- With Lithuania, the last pagans of Europe converted to Christianity.
- Iizasa Choisai Ienao, Samurai and the founder of Tenshin Shoden Katori Japanese martial art Shinto -ryu († 1488 )
- July 2: Peter of Luxembourg, French Cardinal and Bishop of Metz ( * 1369 )
- August 23: Olav II / IV, King of Denmark and Norway ( * 1370 ). .
- Dietrich von Klattau, Bishop of Breslau
- William Langland, mittalterlicher poet from England (c. 1330)