On This Day

What Happened on July 15, 1381

Historical Events


BattleExecution

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

King of England Richard II
King of England
Richard II

Famous Deaths

  • John Ball, English priest/ideologist of Boer uprising, hanged
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About July 15, 1381

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 639 years and 18 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Cancer