On This Day

What Happened in June 1377

Historical Events

Historic Event

Jun 22 10-year-old Richard of Bordeaux succeeds his grandfather Edward III as Richard II, king of England

  • Jun 29 French raid at Rye, England
  • Jun 30 Foundation stone laid for Ulm Minster, in Ulm, Germany. Will not be completed until 1890, when it becomes the tallest church in the world.

Famous Deaths

Edward III

Jun 21 Edward III, King of England (1327-77) noted for his military success and for restoring royal authority, dies at 64