|Centuries:||14th century - 15th century - 16th century|
|Decades:|| 1390s 1400s 1410s - 1420s - 1430s 1440s 1450s
|Years:||1418 1419 1420 - 1421 - 1422 1423 1424|
|1421 in topic:|
|Subjects: Archaeology – Architecture –|
|Art – Literature – Music – Science|
|Leaders: State leaders – Colonial governors|
|Category: Establishments – Disestablishments|
|Births – Deaths – Works|
- For the controversial hypothesis advanced by Gavin Menzies, see: 1421 hypothesis. For the book, see: 1421: The Year China Discovered The World.
Events of 1421[edit | edit source]
- March 21 - Battle of Baugé. A small French force surprises and defeats a smaller English force under Thomas, a brother of Henry V of England, in Normandy.
- May 26 - Mehmed I, Sultan of the Ottoman Empire dies and is succeeded by his son Murad II.
- November 17–19 - St. Elizabeth flood. The coastal area near Dordrecht in the Netherlands was flooded due to extremely high tide of the North Sea. 72 villages were drowned, killing about 10,000 people.
- John III of Dampierre, Marquis of Namur, sells his estates to Philip the Good, Duke of Burgundy
- The first patent is issued by the Republic of Florence.
- In a theory proposed by Gavin Menzies, supposedly the year that Chinese explorer Hong Bao & Zhou Wen discovered the Americas, beating Columbus by about 70 years.
|Gregorian calendar||1421 |
|Ab urbe condita||2174|
|Armenian calendar||870 |
|Bahá'í calendar||-423 – -422|
|Coptic calendar||1137 – 1138|
|Ethiopian calendar||1413 – 1414|
|Hebrew calendar||5181 – 5182|
|- Vikram Samvat||1476 – 1477|
|- Shaka Samvat||1343 – 1344|
|- Kali Yuga||4522 – 4523|
|Iranian calendar||799 – 800|
|Islamic calendar||823 – 824|
|- Imperial Year||Kōki 2081|
|Thai solar calendar||1964|
Births[edit | edit source]
- July 25 - Henry Percy, English politician (died 1461)
- December 6 - King Henry VI of England (died 1471)
- date unknow
Deaths[edit | edit source]
- January 21 - Niccolò I Trinci, lord of Foligno (assassinated)
- March 22 - Thomas of Lancaster, second son of Henry IV of England (killed in battle) (born 1388)
- May - Balša III, ruler of Zeta
- May 26 - Mehmed I, Ottoman Sultan (b. 1389)
- date unknown - John FitzAlan (born 1385)
References[edit | edit source]
- ^ Terence, Kealey. The Economic Laws of Scientific Research. 1996.
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People of the year 1421 at Familypedia
16 people were born in 1421
2 children were born to the 2 women born in 1421
16 people died in 1421
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9 people were married in 1421.
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|Battle of Baugé||21 March 1421 JL|
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