1421

Centuries: 14th century - 15th century - 16th century

Decades: 1370s 1380s 1390s 1400s 1410s - 1420s - 1430s 1440s 1450s 1460s 1470s

Years: 1416 1417 1418 1419 1420 - 1421 - 1422 1423 1424 1425 1426


Table of contents
1 Events
2 Births
3 Deaths

Events

  • March 21 - Battle of Baugé - A small French forces surprises and defeats and English force under Henry V's brother, Thomas, Duke of Clarence in Normandy.
  • November 18 - A seawall at the Zuider Zee dike breaks, flooding 72 villages and killing about 10,000 people in the Netherlands.
  • Change of emperor of the Ottoman Empire from Mehmed I (1403-1421) to Murad II (1421-1451)
  • Chinese ships reach the North American continent, according to amateur historian Gavin Menzies' book, 1421: The Year China Discovered America.

Births

Deaths


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