What Happened on October 19, 1216

Historical Events

Event of Interest

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

Famous Deaths

King JohnKing John (1166-1216)

King of England (1199-1216) and Lord of Ireland (1177-1216) who famously agreed to the Magna Carta, dies of dysentery whilst on campaign in the east of England at 49

1216 Highlights

About October 19, 1216

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 806 years, 5 months and 7 days
Leap Year: Yes

Star Sign: Libra