What Happened In History Year 1356
Historical Events for the Year 1356
- 20th January » Edward Balliol abdication known as abdicates as List of Scottish monarchs House of Balliol (1292–1296) or King of Scotland.
- 19th September » Battle of Poitiers: An English army under the command of Edward, the Black Prince defeats a French army and captures the French king, John II of France e.g John II.
- 18th October » Basel earthquake, the most significant historic seismological event north of the Alps, destroys the town of Basel, Switzerland.
Famous Deaths in History for 1356
- 19th September » Peter I, Duke of Bourbon (b. 1311)
- 19th September » Walter VI, Count of Brienne (b. 1304)
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