On This Day

1326 in History

Events in History

  • Jun 3 Treaty of Novgorod delineates borders between Russia and Norway in Finnmark
  • Aug 13 Aradia de Toscano, according to legend/folklore, is initiated into a Dianic witchcraft cult and subsequently founds the tradition of Stregheria, later known as the Malandanti.
  • Dec 8 Daitokuji temple, Rinzai line, established in Kyoto by Daito Kokushi

Birthdays in History

  • Mar 5 Louis I, [the Great], King of Hungary (1342-82), Poland (1370-82)
  • Mar 30 Ivan II of Russia, Grand Duke of Muscovy (d. 1359)
  • May 8 Joan I, Countess of Auvergne, queen of France (1350-60) (d. 1360)

Deaths in History

  • Feb 28 Duke Leopold I of Austria (b. 1290)
  • Oct 9 Reinald I, earl of Gelre/monarch, went insane, dies
  • Oct 15 Walter de Stapledon, English bishop (1308-26), dies at 65
  • Nov 17 Edmund FitzAlan, 9th Earl of Arundel, English politician, dies at 41
  • Nov 25 Prince Koreyasu, 7th Japanese shogun, dies at 62
  • Nov 26 Hugh the younger Despenser, English knight (b. 1286)