On This Day

What Happened in 1283

Historical Events

  • Jun 1 Albrecht I van Habsburg becomes ruler of Austrian/Bull market
  • Jun 1 Treaty of Rheinfelden: Duke Rudolph II of Austria waives his right to the Duchies of Austria and Styria
  • Jul 8 War of the Sicilian Vespers: Battle of Malta
  • Oct 3 Dafydd ap Gruffydd, Prince of Gwynedd, Wales, becomes the first person executed by being hanged, drawn and quartered

Famous People Born in 1283

  • Apr 1 Ludwig IV of Baveria, Roman Catholic Bavarian emperor (1314-47)

World Leaders in 1283

  • Kublai KhanKublai Khan
    Mongolian Emperor and Founder of the Yuan Dynasty

Famous Deaths

  • Jan 9 Wen Tianxiang, Prime Minister of China and scholar-general in the last years of the Southern Song Dynasty, executed at 46
  • Oct 3 Dafydd ap Gruffyd, last monarch of Gwynnedd (North-Wales), dies