On This Day

What Happened on October 12, 1216

Historical Events

Historic Event

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

1216 Highlights

About October 12, 1216

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 805 years, 7 months and 8 days
Leap Year: Yes

Star Sign: Libra