On This Day

1287 in History

Events in History

  • Jan 17 King Alfonso III of Aragon invades Minorca.
  • Jan 21 The treaty of San Agayz is signed. Minorca is conquered by King Alfons III of Aragon.
  • Dec 14 During St. Lucia's Flood in Northwest Netherlands the Zuiderzee seawall collapses with loss of over 50,000 lives. Fifth largest recorded flood in history

Birthdays in History

  • Jan 24 Richard Aungerville, English bishop (d. 1345)
  • Apr 25 Roger de Mortimer, 1st Earl of March, de facto ruler of England, born in Wigmore Castle, Herefordshire, England (d. 1330)

Deaths in History

  • Apr 3 Honorius IV, [Giacomo Savelli], Italian Pope (1285-87), dies