On This Day

1208 in History

Events in History


Event of interestEvent of Interest

Feb 24 St Francis of Assisi, 26, received his vocation in Portiuncula Italy

Catholic Friar, Preacher and Saint Francis of Assisi
Catholic Friar, Preacher and Saint
Francis of Assisi
  • Nov 11 Otto van Wittelsbach chosen German king

Birthdays in History

  • Feb 2 James I of Aragon (d. 1276)

Deaths in History

  • Jan 15 Peter of Castelnau, French nobleman, murdered
  • Jun 21 Philip of Swabia, King of Germany and duke of Swabia (b. 1177)
  • Aug 27 Irene Angelina, daughter of Isaac II Angeles, dies
  • Nov 9 Sancha of Castile, wife of Alfonso II of Aragon (b. 1155)