On This Day

Events in History in 1291

Event of interestEvent of Interest

May 10 Scottish nobles recognize authority of English King Edward I

King of England Edward I
King of England
Edward I
  • May 18 After 100 years of Crusader control, Acre is the last Crusader stronghold reconquered and destroyed by the Mamluks under Sultan al-Ashraf Khalil
  • Jul 31 Egyptian Mamelukken occupies Akko, crusaders driven out of Palestine
  • Aug 1 Everlasting League forms, basis of Swiss Confederation (Independence)
  • Nov 28 Eleanor of Castile, wife of King Edward I of England, dies in Northamptonshire. Crosses are erected where her body rests on the way to London.