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What Happened on June 24, 1374

The Fatal Dance Manias of Medieval Europe

Historical Events

  • Sudden outbreak of St. John's Dance causes people in the streets of Aachen, Germany, to experience hallucinations and begin to jump and twitch uncontrollably until they collapse from exhaustion
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About June 24, 1374

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 647 years, 11 months and 1 day
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Cancer