On This Day

What Happened on August 26, 1278

Historical Events

  • Battle of Marchfeld: Rudolf of Habsburg defeats Ottokar II

Famous Deaths

  • Ottokar II, King of Bohemia (1253-78), dies in battle
1278 Highlights

About August 26, 1278

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 742 years, 3 months and 8 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Virgo