On This Day

1328 in History

Events in History

  • May 1 Wars of Scottish Independence end: Treaty of Edinburgh-Northampton - the Kingdom of England recognises the Kingdom of Scotland as an independent state.
  • May 12 Holy Roman Emperor Louis IV and assembly of priests select Pietro Rainalducc as anti-Pope Nicolas V; consecrated in Rome by the Bishop of Venice
  • May 26 William of Ockham [Occam] forced to flee from Avignon by Pope John XXII
  • May 29 French King Philip VI of Valois crowned at the Cathedral in Reims, France
  • Jun 6 Franciscan theologian William of Ockham [Occam] excommunicated by Pope John XXII
  • Aug 23 Battle at Kassel: French troops stop uprising of Flemish farmers

Birthdays in History

  • May 7 Louis VI the Roman, Duke of Bavaria and Elector of Brandenburg, born in Rome (d. 1365)
  • Jun 25 William Montacute, 2nd Earl of Salisbury, English military leader, born in Donyatt, Somerset, England (d. 1397)
  • Sep 21 Hongwu, 1st Emperor of Ming Dynasty of China (1368-98), born in Haozhou, Henan Jiangbei, Yuan Empire (d. 1398)
  • Sep 29 Joan of Kent, wife of Edward, the Black Prince (d. 1385)
  • Oct 9 Peter I of Cyprus, King of Cyprus (1358-69), born in Nicosia, Cyprus (d. 1369)

Weddings in History

LoveWedding of Interest

Jan 24 King Edward III of England (15) marries Philippa of Hainault (18) at York Minster, in York

King of England Edward III
King of England
Edward III
  • Jul 17 Prince David (4), heir to the Scottish throne marries Joan (7), Princess of England at Berwick-upon-Tweed

Deaths in History

  • Feb 1 Charles IV, the Handsome, King of France (1322-28), dies at 33
  • Apr 30 Meister Eckhard, German theologist and mystic, dies at about 78
  • Aug 23 Nicolaas Zannekin, leader of rebel Flemish farmers, dies in battle
  • Nov 16 Prince Hisaaki, Japanese shogun (b. 1276)