On This Day

1298 in History

Events in History

  • Jun 23 Duke Albrecht von Habsburg crowned King of Germany
  • Jun 24 Rindfleisch Persecutions - Jews of Ifhauben, Austria massacred
  • Jun 25 Rindfleisch Persecutions, 250 Jews killed in Rothenburg, Germany
  • Jul 2 Battle on Hasenbuhl (Gollheim) between German kings Adolf and Albrecht I
  • Jul 22 English defeat Scots at Battle of Falkirk
  • Jul 23 Rindfleisch ("Beef") Persecutions - Jewish community in Wurzburg Germany massacred
  • Jul 27 Albert (Albrecht) I, son of Rudolf of Habsburg, crowned King of the Germans
  • Oct 19 Rindfleisch-140 Jews of Heilbron Germany are murdered

Birthdays in History

  • Dec 12 Albert II, Duke of Austria, born in Habsburg Castle, Swabia (d. 1358)

Deaths in History

  • Mar 14 Petrus Johannis Olivi, South France theologist, dies
  • Jul 2 Adolf van Nassau, RC-German king (1292-98), dies in battle at about 43
  • Jul 14 Jacob de Voragine, Italian bishop/writer (Golden Legend), dies
  • Sep 11 Philip of Artois, French soldier (b. 1269)