What Happened on July 15, 1381

Historical Events

Execution

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

Famous Deaths

  • John Ball, English priest who played a prominent role in the Peasants' Revolt of 1381, hung, drawn and quartered at about 42 or 43
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About July 15, 1381

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 641 years, 4 months and 15 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Cancer