1348Centuries: 13th century - 14th century - 15th century
- April 7 - Charles University is founded in Prague.
- Beginning of Bubonic Plague epidemic in central and western Europe
- End of the reign of Emperor Komyo of Japan, second of the Northern Ashikaga Pretenders
- Start of the reign of Emperor Suko of Japan, third of the Northern Ashikaga Pretenders
- May - Black Death reaches England.