On This Day

What Happened in 1334

Historical Events

  • Jul 18 The bishop of Florence blesses the first foundation stone for the new campanile (bell tower) of the Florence Cathedral, designed by the artist Giotto di Bondone
  • Nov 23 St Clemens Flood: Dike breaks at Flemish/Zeeuwse/Dutch coast

World Leaders in 1334

Famous People Who Died in 1334

  • Dec 4 Pope John XXII (1316-1334) (b. 1249)