On This Day

1362 in History

Events in History

  • Jan 16 A great storm tide in the North Sea destroys the German island of Strand and the city of Rungholt
  • Apr 6 Tard-Venus robber bands strike at Brignais, France
  • Apr 25 Muhammad VI ruler of Granada killed with a lance personally by Peter I of Castile, along with 36 followers and his head sent to Muhammad V (or 27 April)
  • Sep 28 Guillaum de Grimoard elected as Pope Urban V

Deaths in History

  • Apr 6 Jacques de Bourbon, count of Marche, killed in battle
  • Apr 10 Machteld, countess of Holland, dies
  • Apr 25 Muhammad VI, ruler of Granada (1360-62), killed with a lance by Peter I of Castile (b. 1333) or 27 April
  • Jul 22 Louis of Durazzo, Italian soldier (b. 1324)
  • Sep 7 Joan of The Tower, English princess and Queen consort of Scotland, dies at 41
  • Sep 12 Innocent VI [Etienne Aubert], Pope (1352-62), dies