On This Day

What Happened on October 12, 1216

Historical Events

Event of interestEvent of Interest

King John of England loses his crown jewels in The Wash as the flood tide swamps his wagons, probably near Fosdyke, perhaps near Sutton Bridge

King of England King John
King of England
King John

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About October 12, 1216

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 804 years, 4 months and 16 days
Leap Year: Yes

Star Sign: Libra