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What Happened in March 1349

Historical Events


Historic DiscoveryBlack Death

Mar 21 Between 100 and 3,000 Jews are killed in Black Death riots in Erfurt, Germany
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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
  • Mar 22 Townspeople of Fulda, Germany massacre Jews, blaming them for the Black Death