On This Day

What Happened on October 19, 1216

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

King John of England dies at Newark-on-Trent and is succeeded by his nine-year-old son Henry

King of England King John
King of England
King John

Famous Deaths


Person of interestKing John

king-john">King John of England (1199-1216), agreed to the Magna Carta, dies at 49

King of England King John
King of England
King John

1216 Highlights

About October 19, 1216

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 804 years and 1 day
Leap Year: Yes

Star Sign: Libra