On This Day

What Happened in July 1381

Historical Events

  • Jul 15 John Ball, a leader in the Peasants' Revolt, is hung, drawn and quartered in the presence of Richard II of England

Famous Birthdays

  • Jul 1 St. Laurence Justinian [Lorenzo Giustiniani], Italian catholic bishop and 1st Patriarch of Venice, born in Venice, Republic of Venice (d. 1456)

Famous Deaths

  • Jul 15 John Ball, English priest/ideologist of Boer uprising, hanged