On This Day

What Happened in 1300

Historical Events

  • Feb 22 Pope Boniface VIII issues papal bull (decree) instating a Jubilee Year, granting forgiveness of sins and debts for those who fulfill various conditions
  • May 24 King Philip IV occupies Flanders, Earl Gwijde captured

Famous People Born in 1300

  • Jun 1 Thomas of Brotherton, 1st Earl of Norfolk, son of Edward I of England (d. 1338)

Famous People Who Died in 1300

  • May 2 Blanche of Artois, regent of Navarre (b. 1248)