On This Day

What Happened on November 16, 1240

Famous Deaths

  • Ibn al-'Arabi, Muslim mystic and philosopher (The Meccan Revelations), dies at 75
  • Saint Edmund of Abingdon, English bishop (Archbishop of Canterbury, 1233-40), dies
1240 Highlights

About November 16, 1240

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 780 years, 1 month and 29 days
Leap Year: Yes

Star Sign: Scorpio