On This Day

Historical Events in 1345

  • Mar 16 Holy spirit glides above fire: "the miracle of Amsterdam" (legend)
  • Mar 20 Saturn, Jupiter and Mars-conjunction: thought "cause of plague epidemic"
  • May 2 "Quaden Maendach" in Ghent: battles between fullers & weavers
  • Jun 11 Alexios Apokaukos, chief minister of the Byzantine Empire, is lynched by political prisoners