On This Day

What Happened in 1308

Historical Events in 1308

  • Aug 15 Knights of St John conquer Rhodes
  • Dec 28 The reign of Emperor Hanazono, Emperor of Japan, begins

Famous People Who Died in 1308

  • May 1 Albrecht I van Habsburg, German King (1298-1308), murdered
  • Sep 10 Emperor Go-Nij┼Ź of Japan (b. 1285)
  • Nov 8 Duns Scotus, Scottish philosopher (coined the word dunce), dies at 42
  • Dec 21 Henry I, the Child, 1st landgrave of Hessen (1256-1308), dies at 64