On This Day

What Happened in July 1274

Famous Birthdays


Person of interestRobert the Bruce

Jul 11 Robert the Bruce, Scottish king (1306-1329) and national hero, born in Turnberry Castle, Ayrshire (d. 1329)

King of Scotland Robert the Bruce
King of Scotland
Robert the Bruce

Famous Deaths

  • Jul 15 Saint Bonaventure [Giovanni di Fidanza], Italian Franciscan, theologian, philosopher and patron saint of bowel disorders, dies at 52 or 53