On This Day

What Happened on August 23, 1305

Historical Events

William Wallace Executed

Scottish patriot William Wallace is executed for high treason by Edward I of England at Smithfield, London

Famous Deaths

ExecutionWilliam Wallace

Scottish patriot William Wallace is hanged, disemboweled and beheaded at Smithfield, London

1305 Highlights

About August 23, 1305

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 716 years, 3 months and 14 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Virgo