On This Day

What Happened in 1298

Historical Events

  • Jun 23 Duke Albrecht von Habsburg crowned King of Germany
  • Jun 24 Rindfleisch Persecutions - Jews of Ifhauben, Austria massacred
  • Jun 25 Rindfleisch Persecutions, 250 Jews killed in Rothenburg, Germany
  • Jul 2 Battle on Hasenbuhl (Gollheim) between German kings Adolf and Albrecht I
  • Jul 22 English defeat Scots at Battle of Falkirk
  • Jul 23 Rindfleisch ("Beef") Persecutions - Jewish community in Wurzburg, Germany massacred
  • Jul 27 Albert (Albrecht) I, son of Rudolf of Habsburg, crowned King of the Germans
  • Oct 19 Rindfleisch-140 Jews of Heilbron Germany are murdered

Famous People Born in 1298

  • Dec 12 Albert II, Duke of Austria, born in Habsburg Castle, Swabia (d. 1358)

Famous People Who Died in 1298

  • Mar 14 Petrus Johannis Olivi, French theologian and philosopher, dies (b. 1248)
  • Jul 2 Adolf, German Count of Nassau, King of the Roman (1292-98), dies in the battle of G√∂llheim at about 43
  • Jul 14 Jacob de Voragine, Italian bishop and writer (Golden Legend), dies
  • Sep 11 Philip of Artois, French soldier (b. 1269)