On This Day

1350 in History

Events in History

  • Mar 12 Orvieto city says it will behead & burn Jewish-Christian couples

Victory in battleVictory in Battle

Aug 29 Battle of Winchelsea (or Les Espagnols sur Mer): The English naval fleet under King Edward III defeats a Castilian fleet of 40 ships

King of England Edward III
King of England
Edward III

Birthdays in History

  • Jan 23 Vincent Ferrer, Spanish missionary & saint, born in Valencia, Aragon (d. 1419)
  • Jun 27 Manuel II Palaeologus, Byzantine Emperor (1391-1425) (d. 1425)
  • Oct 12 Dmitry Donskoy, Grand Prince of Moscow (1359-89), born in Moscow (d. 1389)

Deaths in History

  • Mar 26 Alfonso XI, King of Castile & Leon, dies
  • Apr 3 Eudes IV, Duke of Burgundy (b. 1295)
  • Aug 22 Philip VI, of Valois, King of France (1328-50), dies at about 57
  • Dec 26 Jean de Marigny, French bishop