On This Day

What Happened on June 5, 1288

Historical Events

  • Battle of Worringen: Jan I, Duke of Brabant defeats army of Archbishop Siegfried II of Cologne, one of the largest and fiercest battles of the Middle Ages

Famous Deaths

  • Hendrik VI, earl of Luxembourg/Laroche (1281-88), dies in the Battle of Worringen
1288 Highlights

About June 5, 1288

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 733 years, 5 months and 24 days
Leap Year: Yes

Star Sign: Gemini