from Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Portal history | Portal Biographies | Current events | Annual calendar

| 12th century | 13th century | 14th century |
| 1250s | 1260s | 1270s | 1280s | 1290s | 1300s | 1310s |
◄◄ | | 1284 | 1285 | 1286 | 1287 | 1288 | 1289 | 1290 | 1291 | 1292 | | ►►

Heads of State · Nekrolog

The Battle of Worringen, illustration from Brabantsche Yeesten by Jan van Boendaele (approx. 1316–1350)
The Battle of Worringen ends the Limburg succession dispute in favor of John I of Brabant .
1288 in other calendars
Armenian calendar 736/737 (turn of the year July)
Ethiopian calendar 1280/81
Buddhist calendar 1831/32 (southern Buddhism); 1830/31 (alternative calculation according to Buddhas Parinirvana )
Chinese calendar 66th (67th) cycle

Year of the earth-rat戊子 ( at the beginning of the year fire-pig 丁亥)

Chula Sakarat (Siam, Myanmar) / Dai calendar (Vietnam) 650/651 (turn of the year April)
Iranian calendar 666/667
Islamic calendar 686/687 (turn of the year 5th / 6th February)
Jewish calendar 5048/49 (29/30 August)
Coptic calendar 1004/05
Malayalam calendar 463/464
Seleucid era Babylon: 1598/99 (turn of the year April)

Syria: 1599/1600 (turn of the year October)

Spanish era 1326
Vikram Sambat (Nepalese Calendar) 1344/45 (turn of the year April)


Politics and world events

Holy Roman Empire

Duke Johann von Brabant (Codex Manesse, 14th century)

Other events in Europe

Crusader States

City rights and first documentary mentions


Share certificate for 1/8 of the Stora Kopparberg copper mine from 1288
  • The St. Nikolai Brotherhood was founded in Vienna , a first guild of minstrels with musical training and social welfare.


  • February 22nd : Girolamo Masci is elected Pope as the first Franciscan after almost a year of vacancy and takes the name Nicholas IV . The long period until the election after the death of Honorius IV was due not only to the disagreement of the college of cardinals , but rather to the rampant malaria in Rome , which killed some of the cardinals and forced a temporary interruption of the conclave .


  • Germany: Around August 15, there are severe storms in the North Sea . Another follows in mid-September, causing many ships to sink.


Date of birth saved

Exact date of birth unknown

Born around 1288


First half of the year

Second half of the year

Exact date of death unknown

  • Beatrix von Brabant , Landgrave of Thuringia and Roman-German Queen (* 1225 )
  • Heinrich II. Von Sonneberg , founder of the Sonnefeld monastery
  • Leszek II , Duke of Sieradz, Duke of Łęczyca, Duke of Kujawia in Inowrocław, Duke of Lesser Poland in Sandomierz and Krakow and thereby Senior Duke of Poland (* 1241 )
Gravestone for Mechtild von Holstein in the monastery church of Varnhem

Died around 1288

Web links

Commons : 1288  - Collection of pictures, videos and audio files