What Happened In History Year 1248
Historical Events for the Year 1248
- 15th August » The Cornerstone foundation stone of Cologne Cathedral, built to house the Shrine of the Three Kings relics of the Biblical Magi Three Wise Men, is laid. (Construction is eventually completed in 1880.)
- 25th August » The Netherlands Dutch city of Ommen receives City rights in the Netherlands city rights and fortification rights from Otto III, the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Utrecht Archbishop of Utrecht.
- 23rd November » Conquest of Seville by Christian troops under King Ferdinand III of Castile.
- 24th November » In the middle of the night a mass on the north side of Mont Granier suddenly collapsed, in one of the largest historical rockslope failures known in Europe.
Famous Deaths in History for 1248
Historical events for the year 1248 by month