On This Day

What Happened in 1328

Historical Events in 1328

  • May 1 Wars of Scottish Independence end: Treaty of Edinburgh-Northampton - the Kingdom of England recognises the Kingdom of Scotland as an independent state.
  • May 12 Holy Roman Emperor Louis IV and assembly of priests select Pietro Rainalducc as anti-Pope Nicolaas V
  • May 12 Antipope Nicholas V, a claimant to the papacy, is consecrated in Rome by the Bishop of Venice
  • May 26 William of Ockham forced to flee from Avignon by Pope John XXII
  • May 29 French King Philip VI Valois crowned at the Cathedral in Reims, France
  • Aug 23 Battle at Kassel: French troops stop uprising of Flemish farmers

Famous People Born in 1328

  • May 7 Louis VI the Roman, Duke of Bavaria and Elector of Brandenburg, born in Rome (d. 1365)
  • Jun 25 William Montacute, 2nd Earl of Salisbury, English military leader, born in Donyatt, Somerset, England (d. 1397)
  • Sep 21 Hongwu, 1st Emperor of Ming Dynasty of China (1368-98), born in Haozhou, Henan Jiangbei, Yuan Empire (d. 1398)
  • Sep 29 Joan of Kent, wife of Edward, the Black Prince (d. 1385)
  • Oct 9 Peter I of Cyprus, King of Cyprus (1358-69), born in Nicosia, Cyprus (d. 1369)

World Leaders in 1328

Famous Weddings in 1328


Famous People Who Died in 1328

  • Feb 1 Charles IV, the Handsome, King of France (1322-28), dies
  • Apr 30 Meister Eckhard, German theologist and mystic, dies at about 78
  • Aug 23 Nicolaas Zannekin, leader of rebel Flemish farmers, dies in battle
  • Nov 16 Prince Hisaaki, Japanese shogun (b. 1276)