On This Day

What Happened in July 1348

Historical Events


Historic DiscoveryBlack Death

Jul 6 Papal bull of Pope Clement VI issued during the Black Death stating Jews not to blame and urging their protection
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Medieval painting from 1353 showing the citizens of Tournai (today in Belgium) burying victims of the Black Death
Medieval painting from 1353 showing the citizens of Tournai (today in Belgium) burying victims of the Black Death

Famous Deaths

  • Jul 7 John Andreae, Italian canonist, dies