1348 in History
January 25 Earthquake destroys Villach, killing 5,000
April 7 Prague University, 1st university in central Europe, formed by Charles IV
April 23 1st English order of knighthood founded (Order of Garter)
September 21 Jews in Zurich Switzerland are accused of poisoning wells
November 15 Rudolph of Oron claims Jews have confessed to poisoning wells