On This Day

1290 in History

Events in History


Event of interestEvent of Interest

Jul 18 King Edward I orders expulsion of Jews from England, this edict will remain in place for 350 years

King of England Edward I
King of England
Edward I
  • Sep 27 Earthquake in the Gulf of Chihli (Bohai Sea) near China, reportedly kills 100,000 people
  • Oct 9 Last of 16,000 Jews expelled by King Edward I leave England

Birthdays in History

  • Aug 4 Duke Leopold I of Austria (d. 1326)

Weddings in History

  • Apr 30 Joan of Acre (18), daughter of Edward I marries (1) Gilbert de Clare, Duke of Hertford at Westminster Abbey.
  • Jul 8 Princess Margaret (15), daughter of Edward I of England marries John II of Brabant at Westminster Abbey
  • Aug 16 Charles van Valois weds Margaretha van Anjou

Deaths in History

  • May 10 Duke Rudolph II of Austria (b. 1271)
  • Jul 10 King Ladislaus IV of Hungary (b. 1262)
  • Nov 28 Eleanor of Castile, wife of Edward I of England (b. 1241)
  • Dec 18 King Magnus I of Sweden (b. 1240)