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|Gregorian calendar||1288 |
|Ab urbe condita||2041|
|Armenian calendar||737 |
|Bahá'í calendar||-556 – -555|
|Coptic calendar||1004 – 1005|
|Ethiopian calendar||1280 – 1281|
|Hebrew calendar||5048 – 5049|
|- Vikram Samvat||1343 – 1344|
|- Shaka Samvat||1210 – 1211|
|- Kali Yuga||4389 – 4390|
|Iranian calendar||666 – 667|
|Islamic calendar||686 – 687|
|- Imperial Year||Kōki 1948|
|Thai solar calendar||1831|
- February 22 - Pope Nicholas IV succeeds Pope Honorius IV as the 191st pope.
- June 5 - John I of Brabant defeats the duchy of Guelders in the Battle of Worringen — one of the largest battles in Europe of the Middle Ages — thus winning possession of the duchy of Limburg. The battle also liberates the city of Cologne from rule by the Archbishopric of Cologne; it had previously been one of the major ecclesiastical principalities of the Holy Roman Empire.
- June 16 - The bishop of Västerås buys 1/8 of the Stora Kopparberg copper mine in Falun, Sweden.
- August 8 - Pope Nicholas IV proclaims a crusade against King Ladislaus IV of Hungary, who had lost credibility by favoring his semi-pagan Cuman subjects and in general refusing to conform to the social standards of western Europe.
- The Scots Parliament creates a law allowing women to propose marriage to men during leap years; men who refuse such proposals are required to pay a fine to the spurned bride-to-be.
- The oldest surviving bell in the clocks atop the dome of St. Peter's Basilica in Rome dates to 1288.
- Work is begun on the construction of Mob Quad in Merton College.
- Vietnamese general Tran Hung Dao sinks the entire fleet of an invading Yuan dynasty Mongol army by placing steel-tipped bamboo stakes in the Bach Dang River, near Halong Bay.
- The Japanese era Koan ends, and the Shōō era begins.
- Japan: Prince Subaru conquers the provinces of Gunma and Tochigi.
- The oldest known bronze handgun in the world is dated to this year, a Chinese gun found in Acheng District that was once used to suppress the rebellion of the Christian Mongol Prince Nayan in 1287-1288.
- April 5 - Emperor Go-Fushimi of Japan (died 1336)
- November 26 - Emperor Go-Daigo of Japan (died 1339)
- Gersonides, Jewish philosopher, mathematician, and astronomer (died 1344)
- Ivan I of Russia (died 1340)
- Gertrude of Austria (born 1226)
- Richard de Clare (born 1222)
- Ibn Nafis, Arabic anatomist, discoverer of the circulation of the blood (born 1210)
- Guy de Montfort (approximate date; born 1244)
- Toros Roslin, Armenian miniaturist (approximate date; born c. 1210)
- Leszek II the Black, Polish prince, Duke of Łęczyca, Sieradz, Kraków, Sandomierz (born 1241)
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People of the year 1288 at Familypedia
20 people were born in 1288
7 children were born to the 6 women born in 1288
25 people died in 1288
991 people lived in 1288
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14 people were married in 1288.
There were 1 military battles in 1288.
|Battle of Worringen||5 June 1288 JL|