What Happened in 1301

Historical Events in 1301

  • Feb 7 Edward of Caernarfon (later Edward II) becomes the first English Prince of Wales
  • Jul 4 Battle at Breukelen: Holland vs Lichtenberg
  • Dec 5 Pope Boniface VIII's decree Ausculta fili (only nominee)

Famous People Born in 1301

  • Jun 19 Prince Morikuni, 9th shōgun of the Kamakura shogunate of Japan, born in Kamakura, Kanagawa Prefecture, Japan (d. 1333)
  • Jul 23 Otto, Duke of Austria and Styria, born in Vienna (d. 1339)
  • Aug 5 Edmund of Woodstock, 1st Earl of Kent, English politician (d. 1330)
  • Sep 24 Ralph Stafford, 1st Earl of Stafford, English soldier (d. 1372)

Famous People Who Died in 1301

  • Jan 14 Andrew III, Venetian King of Hungary and Croatia (1290-1301), dies at 50 ending the Arpad dynasty in Hungary
  • Jul 4 Willem II Berthout van Mechelen, Bishop of Utrecht, dies in battle