On This Day

What Happened in July 1298

Historical Events

  • 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

Famous Deaths

  • 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