On This Day

What Happened in April 1362

Historical Events

  • Apr 6 Tard-Venus robber bands strike at Brignais, France
  • Apr 25 Muhammad VI ruler of Granada killed with a lance personally by Peter I of Castile, along with 36 followers and his head sent to Muhammad V (or 27 April)

Famous Deaths

  • Apr 6 Jacques de Bourbon, count of Marche, killed in battle
  • Apr 10 Machteld, countess of Holland, dies
  • Apr 25 Muhammad VI, ruler of Granada (1360-62), killed with a lance by Peter I of Castile (b. 1333) or 27 April