Today in History for Year 1356
Events 1 - 4 of 4
Jan 10th - German emperor Charles I delegates Golden Degree
Jan 20th - Edward Balliol abdicates as King of Scots.
Sep 19th - English defeat French at Battle of Poitiers
Oct 18th - Basel earthquake, the most significant historic seismological event north of the Alps, destroyed the town of Basel, Switzerland.
Deaths 1 - 5 of 5
Jan 23rd - Margaretha of Bavaria, Emperess of Germany, dies
Sep 19th - Gautier de Brienne, duke of Athens/French supreme commander, dies
Sep 19th - Geoffroy de Charny, French nobleman, dies in battle
Sep 19th - Jean de Clermont, French marshal, dies in battle
Sep 19th - Peter I, Duke of Bourbon, killed at the Battle of Poitiers (b. 1311)