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What Happened on July 6, 1348

Historical Events


Historic DiscoveryBlack Death

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
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About July 6, 1348

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 672 years, 7 months and 18 days
Leap Year: Yes

Star Sign: Cancer