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What Happened on November 1, 1348

Historical Events


Historic DiscoveryBlack Death

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

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About November 1, 1348

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 671 years, 7 months and 2 days
Leap Year: Yes

Star Sign: Scorpio