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Millennium: 2nd millennium
Centuries: 14th century15th century16th century
Decades: 1370s  1380s  1390s  – 1400s –  1410s  1420s  1430s
Years: 1400 1401 140214031404 1405 1406
1403 in topic:
Subjects:     Archaeology – Architecture
ArtLiterature – Music – Science
Leaders:   State leaders – Colonial governors
Category: EstablishmentsDisestablishments
BirthsDeaths – Works

Year 1403 (MCDIII) was a common year starting on Monday (link will display the full calendar) of the Julian calendar.

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Events of 1403

Undated

Ongoing

1403 in other calendars
Gregorian calendar 1403
MCDIII
Ab urbe condita 2156
Armenian calendar 852
ԹՎ ՊԾԲ
Bahá'í calendar -441 – -440
Bengali calendar 810
Berber calendar 2353
Buddhist calendar 1947
Burmese calendar 765
Byzantine calendar 6911 – 6912
Chinese calendar 壬午年十二月初八日
(4039/4099-12-8)
— to —
癸未年閏十一月十八日
(4040/4100-intercalary 11-18)
Coptic calendar 1119 – 1120
Ethiopian calendar 1395 – 1396
Hebrew calendar 5163 – 5164
Hindu calendars
 - Vikram Samvat 1458 – 1459
 - Shaka Samvat 1325 – 1326
 - Kali Yuga 4504 – 4505
Holocene calendar 11403
Iranian calendar 781 – 782
Islamic calendar 805 – 806
Japanese calendar Ōei 10
(応永10年)
Korean calendar 3736
Thai solar calendar 1946

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Simple English

Millennium: 2nd millennium
Centuries: 14th century - 15th century - 16th century
Decades: 1370s  1380s  1390s  - 1400s -  1410s  1420s  1430s
Years: 1400 1401 1402 - 1403 - 1404 1405 1406

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Events of 1403

  • Harry "Hotspur" Percy forms an alliance with Welsh rebel Owain Glyndŵr.
  • July 21 - Battle of Shrewsbury - King Henry IV of England defeats a rebel army led by "Hotspur" Percy. Percy is killed in the battle by an arrow in his face.

Undated

  • Jan Hus begins preaching Wycliffite ideas in Bohemia.
  • Ming Emperor Yongle moves the capital of China from Nanjing to Beijing.
  • King Martin I of Aragon helps to end the siege by the French of the papal palace in Avignon and Antipope Benedict XIII flees to Aragon.
  • King Henry IV of England marries Joanna of Navarre, the daughter of Charles d'Évreux, King of Navarre.
  • The Gur-e Amir Mausoleum is built by Timur after the death of his grandson Muhammad-Sultan and eventually becomes the family mausoleum of the Timurid dynasty.
  • While the Ottomans are at civil war, the Byzantine Empire reclaim the European coast of the Sea of Marmara and Thessalonica. The emperor's son Andronikos Palaiologos is given the title of Lord of Thessalonike.
  • The world's first quarantine station is built. It is built in Venice to quarantine against the Black Death.
  • Battle of Modon - the French under Marshal de Boucicaut defeat the Venetians.
  • Grand Duke Vytautas ends his alliance with Muscovy and captures Vyazma and Smolensk.
  • The Yongle Encyclopedia is commissioned by the Chinese Ming Dynasty emperor Yongle. It was then one of the world's earliest and largest known general encyclopedia.
  • Stefan Lazarević establishes Belgrade as the capital of the Serbian Despotate.
  • The Worshipful Company of Stationers and Newspaper Makers (better known as the Stationers' Company) is founded in England. It is currently one of the Livery Companies of the City of London.
  • Georgia makes peace with Timur but has to recognise him as a suzerain and pay him tribute.
  • Ououso becomes King of Nanzan in present-day south Okinawa, Japan.
  • Tadgh Ruadh mac Maelsechlainn O Cellaigh succeeds Conchobar an Abaidh mac Maelsechlainn O Cellaigh as King of Hy-Many in present-day County Galway and County Roscommon in Ireland.
  • Maolmhordha mac Con Connacht succeeds Giolla Iosa mac Pilib as King of East Breifne, in present-day County Leitrim and County Cavan, Ireland.
  • Balša III succeeds his father Đurađ II as ruler of the Principality of Zeta (now the Republic of Montenegro).
  • The Temple of a City God is constructed in Shanghai, China.
1403 in other calendars
Gregorian calendar1403
Ab urbe condita2156
Chinese calendar4039 – 4040
Hebrew calendar5162 – 5163
Hindu calendars
Vikram Samvat
Shaka Samvat
Kali Yuga

1458 – 1459
1325 – 1326
4504 – 4505
Iranian calendar781 – 782
Islamic calendar823 – 824
Runic calendar1653

Births

Deaths

  • May 10 - Katherine Swynford, widow of John of Gaunt
  • May 12 - William de Lode, English prior
  • July 21
    • Henry Percy, English soldier (killed in battle)
    • Edmund Stafford, 5th Earl of Stafford (killed in battle)
  • July 23 - Thomas Percy, 1st Earl of Worcester, English rebel (executed) (born 1343)
  • date unknown







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