On This Day

What Happened in August 1183

Historical Events

  • Aug 14 Taira no Munemori and Taira clan take young Emperor Antoku and 3 sacred treasures and flee to western Japan to escape Minamoto clan (Traditional Japanese date: 25th Day of the 7th Month of the 2nd Year of Juei).

Famous Deaths

  • Aug 11 Christian I, archbishop of Mainz, dies