On This Day

1311 in History

Events in History

  • Mar 15 Battle of Halmyros: The Catalan Company defeats Walter V of Brienne to take control of the Duchy of Athens, a Crusader state in Greece.
  • Apr 24 General Malik Kafur returns to Delhi after campaign in South India
  • Oct 16 Council of Vienne (15th ecumenical council) opens

Birthdays in History

  • Aug 13 King Alfonso XI of Castile and Leon, born in Salamanca. Spain (d. 1350)

Deaths in History

  • Mar 15 Walter V of Brienne, Duke of Athens at the Battle of Halmyros
  • Oct 13 Gwijde van Names, Flemish marshal (Golden Track), dies at 35