On This Day

What Happened in 1284

Historical Events

  • Mar 3 Statute of Rhuddlan incorporated the Principality of Wales into England
  • Jun 5 Charles of Salerno is captured by Roger of Lauria during a naval battle in the Gulf of Naples, part of the Sicilian Vespers uprising
  • Jun 26 According to the L√ľneburg manuscript, a piper leads 130 children of Hamelin away

Did You Know?

According to the L√ľneburg manuscript, a piper leads 130 children of Hamelin away

On June 26, 1284

World Leaders in 1284

Famous People Who Died in 1284

  • Mar 24 Hugh III of Cyprus, King of Cyprus and Jerusalem (b 1235)
  • Apr 4 Alfonso X, 'the Wise' King of Castile & Leon (1252-84), dies at 62
  • Aug 19 Alphonso, Earl of Chester, son of Edward I of England (b. 1273)