On This Day

Events in History in 1362

  • 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