On This Day

What Happened in 1297

Historical Events in 1297

Famous People Born in 1297

  • Mar 25 Andronicus III Palaeologus, Byzantine emperor (d. 1341)
  • Mar 25 Arnost of Pardubice, Archbishop of Prague (d. 1364)
  • Aug 14 Emperor Hanazono, 95th Emperor of Japan (d. 1348)

Famous People Who Died in 1297

  • Apr 17 Willem van Afflighem, Flemish poet/abbot St Truiden, dies at about 86
  • Aug 16 John II of Trebizond (b. 1262)
  • Aug 19 Saint Louis of Toulouse, French Catholic bishop (b. 1274)
  • Sep 11 Hugh de Cressingham, English treasurer, dies in battle
  • Dec 31 Humphrey de Bohun, 3rd Earl of Hereford, English soldier (b. 1249)