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1373 ( ) was a MCCCLXXIII common year starting on Saturday (link will display the full calendar) of the Julian calendar.
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Louis I of Hungary takes Severin again, but the Vlachs would recover it in 1376–1377.
Bristol in England is made an independent county. The city of
Phnom Penh (now the capital city of Cambodia) is founded.
Philip II, Prince of Taranto hands over the rule of Achaea (now southern Greece) to his cousin, Joanna I of Naples.
Leo V succeeds his distant cousin, Constantine IV, as King of Armenian Cilicia (now southern Turkey). A city wall is built around
Lisbon, Portugal to resist invasion by Castile. Tran Kinh succeeds Tran Phu as King of
Byzantine co-emperor Andronikos IV Palaiologos rebels against his father, John V Palaiologos, for agreeing to let Constantinople become a vassal of the Ottoman Empire. After the rebellion fails, Ottoman Emperor Murad I commands John V Palaiologos to blind his son. The death of Sultan Muhammad as-Said begins a period of political instability in
Merton College Library is built in Oxford, England. The
Adina Mosque is built in Bengal. The
Chinese emperor of the Ming dynasty, the Hongwu Emperor, suspends the traditional civil service examination system after complaining that the 120 new jinshi degree-holders are too incompetent to hold office; he instead relies solely upon a system of recommendations until the civil service exams are reinstated in 1384.
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^ The New Guinness Book of Records 1996, published October 1995 by Guinness Publishing, page 183