On This Day

1325 in History

Events in History

  • Jan 7 Afonso IV succeeds Dionysius as King of Portugal
  • Mar 18 According to legend, Tenochtitlan is founded on this date on an island in what was then Lake Texcoco in the Valley of Mexico
  • Jun 13 Ibn Battuta begins his travels, leaving his home in Tangiers to travel to Mecca (gone 24 years)

Weddings in History

  • Jan 16 Laure de Noves, beloved of Petrarch, marries Hugues de Sade

Deaths in History

  • Jan 7 Denis of Portugal, King of Portugal (1279-1325), dies at 63
  • Dec 16 Charles, Count of Valois (1284-1325), son of King Philip III of France, dies at 55