1288 in history

1288 events chronologically

Apr 9 Mongol invasions of Vietnam: Yuan forces are defeated by Tran forces in the Battle of Bach Dang in present-day northern Vietnam
Aug 14 Count Adolf VIII of Berg grants town privileges to Düsseldorf, the village on the banks of the Düssel

Born in 1288

Apr 5 Emperor Go-Fushimi the 93rd emperor of Japan, according to the traditional order of succession. His reign spanned the years from 1298 to 1301
Sep 1 Elizabeth Richeza of Poland a Polish princess member of the House of Piast and by her two marriages Queen consort of Bohemia, Poland and Duchess consort of Austria and Styria.
Nov 26 Emperor Go-Daigo the 96th emperor of Japan, according to the traditional order of succession.

Died in 1288

Feb 15 Henry III Margrave of Meissen Margrave of Meissen and last Margrave of Lusatia from 1221 until his death; from 1242 also Landgrave of Thuringia.
Jun 5 Henry VI Count of Luxembourg count of Luxembourg and Arlon from the death of his father, Henry V the Blond in 1281 until his own death at the battle of Worringen, seven years later, when he was succeeded by his son, Henry VII.
Sep 7 Agnes of Dampierre Lady of Bourbon and heiress of all Bourbon estates. She was the daughter of Archambaud IX de Dampierre and Yolande II, Countess of Nevers. She married John of Burgundy, the son of Hugh IV, Duke of Burgundy. Her daughter, Beatrix of Bourbon, married Robert, Count of Clermont in 1272 and their eldest son Louis I, le Boiteux became the first Duke of Bourbon
Sep 30 Leszek II the Black one of the High Dukes of the fragmented Kingdom of Poland. He ruled from 1279 to 1288, and was married to Gryfina of Halych. The marriage remained childless
Dec 17 Ibn al-Nafis mostly famous for being the first to describe the pulmonary circulation of the blood.