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|Gregorian calendar||1221 |
|Ab urbe condita||1974|
|Armenian calendar||670 |
|Bahá'í calendar||-623 – -622|
|Coptic calendar||937 – 938|
|Ethiopian calendar||1213 – 1214|
|Hebrew calendar||4981 – 4982|
|- Vikram Samvat||1276 – 1277|
|- Shaka Samvat||1143 – 1144|
|- Kali Yuga||4322 – 4323|
|Iranian calendar||599 – 600|
|Islamic calendar||617 – 618|
|- Imperial Year||Kōki 1881|
|Thai solar calendar||1764|
Events[edit | edit source]
- May 13 - End of the reign of Emperor Juntoku, emperor of Japan
- Emperor Chūkyō briefly reigns over Japan
- Former Emperor Go-Toba leads an unsuccessful rebellion against the Kamakura Shogunate
- Emperor Go-Horikawa ascends to the throne of Japan
- January - Mongol Army under Jochi captures the city of Gurganj (now Kunya-Urgench), and massacres the inhabitants, reported by contemporary scholars as being over a million killed, although probably only a fifth or a tenth of that in reality.
- February - Merv sacked by the Mongols under Tolui at the orders of Genghis Khan. Contemporary scholars report over a million people were systematically killed in the aftermath.
- Revolt against rulers of Chichen Itza by Maya of the Yucatán
- Nizhny Novgorod City (Russia) was founded.
- A large and highly efficient Mongol army, despatched under Subutai by Genghis Khan to Georgia defeats two Georgian armies around Tbilisi, but lacks the will or equipment to besiege the city.
- Genghis Khan enters the Indus Valley.
Births[edit | edit source]
- October 9 - Salimbene di Adam, Italian chronicler
- November 23 - King Alfonso X of Castile (died 1284)
- Bonaventure, Italian theologian and saint (died 1274)
- Boleslaus the Pious, Duke of Greater Poland (died 1279)
Deaths[edit | edit source]
- August 6 - Saint Dominic, Spanish founder of the Dominicans (born 1170)
- October 4 - William III Talvas, Count of Ponthieu (born 1179)
- October 21 - Alix of Thouars, Duchess of Brittany (born 1201)
- Roger Bigod
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