On This Day

1310 in History

Events in History

  • May 11 Fifty-four members of the Knights Templar are burned at the stake in France for being heretics
  • May 20 Shoes were made for both right & left feet
  • Jun 9 Duccio's Maestà Altarpiece, a seminal artwork of the early Italian Renaissance, is unveiled and installed in the Siena Cathedral in Siena, Italy.
  • Aug 31 German king Heinrich VII makes his son Johan king of Bohemia

Deaths in History

  • Oct 1 Beatrice of Burgundy, Lady of Bourbon (b. 1257)