On This Day

What Happened on August 15, 1248

Historical Events

  • Construction of the new Cologne Cathedral in the Gothic style begins with the laying of the foundation stone by Archbishop Konrad von Hochstaden (completed 1880)
1248 Highlights

About August 15, 1248

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 773 years, 9 months and 5 days
Leap Year: Yes

Star Sign: Leo