On This Day

What Happened in 1362

Historical Events in 1362

  • Jan 16 A great storm tide in the North Sea destroys the German island of Strand and the city of Rungholt
  • Apr 6 Tard-Venus robber bands strike at Brignais, France
  • Sep 28 Guillaum de Grimoard elected as Pope Urban V

World Leaders in 1362

Famous People Who Died in 1362

  • Apr 6 Jacques de Bourbon, count of Marche, killed in battle
  • Apr 10 Machteld, countess of Holland, dies
  • Jul 22 Louis of Durazzo, Italian soldier (b. 1324)
  • Sep 7 Joan of The Tower, Queen consort of Scotland, dies at 41
  • Sep 12 Innocent VI, [Etienne Aubert], Pope (1352-62), dies