On This Day

What Happened in 1293

Historical Events

  • May 20 Earthquake strikes Kamakura Japan, 30,000 killed
  • May 20 King Sancho IV of Castile creates the Study of General Schools of Alcalá

Famous People Born in 1293

  • Mar 8 Beatrice of Castile, Queen of Portugal (1325-57), born in Toro, Zamora (d. 1359)

World Leaders in 1293

Famous People Who Died in 1293

  • Jun 29 Hendrik van Gent, Flemish neo-Augustian philosopher and theologist, dies