|Centuries:||14th century - 15th century - 16th century|
|Decades:|| 1370s 1380s 1390s - 1400s - 1410s 1420s 1430s
|Years:||1405 1406 1407 - 1408 - 1409 1410 1411|
|1408 in topic:|
|Subjects: Archaeology – Architecture –|
|Art – Literature – Music – Science|
|Leaders: State leaders – Colonial governors|
|Category: Establishments – Disestablishments|
|Births – Deaths – Works|
- This article is about the year. For the short story by Stephen King, see 1408; for the film, see: 1408.
Events of 1408
- December 13 - The Order of the Dragon is founded under King Sigismund of Hungary.
- Henry, Prince of Wales (later Henry V of England) retakes Aberystwyth from Owain Glyndŵr.
- First mention of the Moldavian town of Iaşi.
- The Yongle Encyclopedia is completed.
- Gotland passes under Danish rule.
|Gregorian calendar||1408 |
|Ab urbe condita||2161|
|Armenian calendar||857 |
|Bahá'í calendar||-436 – -435|
|Coptic calendar||1124 – 1125|
|Ethiopian calendar||1400 – 1401|
|Hebrew calendar||5168 – 5169|
|- Vikram Samvat||1463 – 1464|
|- Shaka Samvat||1330 – 1331|
|- Kali Yuga||4509 – 4510|
|Iranian calendar||786 – 787|
|Islamic calendar||810 – 811|
|- Imperial Year||Kōki 2068|
|Thai solar calendar||1951|
- April 8 - Jadwiga of Lithuania, Polish princess (died 1431)
- April 23 - John de Vere (died 1462)
- date unknown - John FitzAlan (died 1435)
- February 20 - Henry Percy, English statesman (born 1342)
- May 31 - Ashikaga Yoshimitsu, Japanese shogun (born 1358)
- December 4 - Valentina Visconti, wife of Louis of Valois
- date unknown
- September 16 - Thorstein Olafssøn married Sigrid Bjørnsdatter in Hvalsey Church, in the last recorded event of Norse history of Greenland
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People of the year 1408 at Familypedia
14 people were born in 1408
10 children were born to the 4 women born in 1408
22 people died in 1408
877 people lived in 1408
Events of the year 1408 at Familypedia
5 people were married in 1408.
|Elizabeth Gordon (-1439)||Alexander Seton, Lord Gordon (-c1440)|
|Richard of Conisburgh, 1st Earl of Cambridge (c1376-1415)||Anne de Mortimer (1390-1411)+Matilda Clifford (-1446)|
|Alexander Seton, Lord Gordon (-c1440)||Elizabeth Gordon (-1439)|
|Jacques I de Montberon (c1350-1422)||Marie de Maulévrier (1369-1407) + Marguerite de Sancerre (1355-1419)|
|Anne de Mortimer (1390-1411)||Richard of Conisburgh, 1st Earl of Cambridge (c1376-1415)|
There were 1 military battles in 1408.
|Battle of Bramham Moor||19 February 1408 JL|