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What Happened in November 1348

Historical Events


Historic DiscoveryBlack Death

Nov 1 The Black Death reaches London on or about this date
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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
  • Nov 15 Rudolph of Oron claims Jews have confessed to poisoning wells

Famous Deaths

  • Nov 20 Stefano Colonna, Roman senator, dies in battle against Roman revolutionaries by Porta Tiburtina