On This Day

Historical Events in 1282

  • Mar 30 The people of Sicily rebel against the Angevin king Charles I, in what becomes known as the Sicilian Vespers
  • Sep 4 King of Aragon Pedro III annexes Sicily
  • Oct 13 Nichiren Daishonin, founder of the Nichiren School of Buddhism, dies, his ashes are interred at Taisekiji Temple.
  • Nov 9 Pope Martinus IV excommunicates king Pedro III of Aragon
  • Dec 11 Llywelyn ab Gruffydd/Llywelyn the Last, last native Prince of Wales is killed at Cilmeri, near Builth Wells, south Wales. Reigned from 1259.