Year 1404 was a
leap year starting on Tuesday(link will display the full calendar) of the Julian calendar.
Events of 1404
June 14- Rebel leader Owain Glyndŵr, having declared himself Prince of Wales, allies with the French against the English. He later begins holding parliamentary assemblies.
October 17- Pope Innocent VIIsucceeds Pope Boniface IXas the 204th pope.
November 19- St. Elizabeth's flooddevastates parts of Flanders, Zeelandand Holland.
Tvrtko IIsucceeds Stefan Ostojaas King of Bosnia.
* Peace is declared between
Lithuaniaand the Teutonic Knightsafter they agree to exchange land and form an alliance against Muscovy.
University of Turinis founded.
Timuris hit by a fever while preparing to invade China.
Centurione II Zaccariasucceeds Maria II Zaccaria as ruler of the Principality of Achaea.
Virupaksha Rayasucceeds Harihara Raya IIas ruler of the Vijayanagara Empirein present-day southern India.
* Narayana Ramadhipati succeeds Ponthea Yat as King of
* Ruaidri Caech MacDermot succeeds Conchobair Og MacDermot as King of Moylurg in present-day north-east
* The city of
Vicenzacomes under the rule of the Venetians.
February 9- Constantine XI, last Byzantine Emperor(d. 1453)
February 14- Leone Battista Alberti, Italian painter, poet, and philosopher (d. 1472)
March 25- (baptism) - John Beaufort, 1st Duke of Somerset, English military leader (d. 1444)
June- Murad II, Ottoman Sultan(d. 1451)
July 25- Philip I, Duke of Brabant(d. 1430)
September 10- Gilles de Rais, French aristocrat (d. 1440)
October 14- Marie of Anjou, queen of Charles VII of France(d. 1463)
Yamana Sōzen, Japanese warlord and monk (d. 1473)
April 27- Philip II, Duke of Burgundy(b. 1342)
September 14- Duke Albert IV of Austria(b. 1377)
September 27- William of Wykeham, English bishop and statesman (b. 1320)
October 1- Pope Boniface IX(b. 1356)
October 15- Marie Valois, French princess (b. 1344)
December 13- Albert, Count of Holland(b. 1336)
*"date unknown" -
Eleanor of Arborea, ruler of Sardinia (b. 1350)
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