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|Gregorian calendar||1249 |
|Ab urbe condita||2002|
|Armenian calendar||698 |
|Bahá'í calendar||-595 – -594|
|Coptic calendar||965 – 966|
|Ethiopian calendar||1241 – 1242|
|Hebrew calendar||5009 – 5010|
|- Vikram Samvat||1304 – 1305|
|- Shaka Samvat||1171 – 1172|
|- Kali Yuga||4350 – 4351|
|Iranian calendar||627 – 628|
|Islamic calendar||646 – 647|
|- Imperial Year||Kōki 1909|
|Thai solar calendar||1792|
Events[edit | edit source]
Europe[edit | edit source]
- February 16 - Andrew of Longjumeau is dispatched by King Louis IX of France as an ambassador to meet with the Khan of the Mongols.
- May 26 - The Battle of Fossalta is fought.
- August 15 - The First Battle of Athenry is fought in Galway, Ireland.
- University College, the first College at Oxford, is founded with money gifted from the estate of William of Durham.
- The Moors lose possession of Alicante in Al-Andalus (Islamic Spain).
- King Afonso III of Portugal recaptures Faro in the Algarve from the Moors, thus ending the Portuguese Reconquista.
- Roger Bacon publishes a major scientific work, including writings of convex lens spectacles for treating long-sightedness and the first publication of the formula for gunpowder in the western world.
- The city of Mystras, Greece is fortified and a palace is constructed there by William II Villehardouin.
- The city of Stralsund (in present-day Germany) is burned to the ground by forces from the rival city of Lübeck.
- Swedish statesman Birger Jarl subjugates the province of Tavastia in Finland, securing Swedish power in Finland.
- Alphonse of Toulouse orders the expulsion of Jews from Poitou, France.
- Jean Mouflet makes an agreement with the abbot of Saint-Pierre-le-Vif in the Senonais region in France: in return for an annual payment, the monastery will recognize Jean as a "citizen of Sens". He is a leather merchant, has a leather shop that he leases for the rent of 50 shillings a year. The agreement is witnessed by Jean's wife, Douce, daughter of a wealthy and prominent citizen of Sens, Felis Charpentier.
Asia[edit | edit source]
- Pho Khun Si Indrathit becomes the first king of the Sukhothai kingdom, marking the founding of the modern Thai nation.
- The Hikitsuke, a judicial organ of the Kamakura and Muromachi shogunates of Japan, is established.
- The Japanese Hōji era ends, and the Kenchō era begins.
Africa[edit | edit source]
- King Louis IX of France captures Damietta in Egypt, the first major military engagement of the Seventh Crusade.
Births[edit | edit source]
- July 9 - Emperor Kameyama of Japan (died 1305)
- Eric V of Denmark (died 1286)
- Robert III of Flanders
- Frederick I (died 1268)
- Humphrey de Bohun (died 1297)
- Pope John XXII (died 1334)
- Menachem Meiri, rabbi
Deaths[edit | edit source]
- July 6 - King Alexander II of Scotland (born 1198)
- September 27 - Count Raymond VII of Toulouse (born 1197)
- As-Salih Ayyub, ruler of Egypt
- Abu Zakariya, ruler of the Maghreb (born 1203)
- William of Sherwood, English logician (born 1190)
- Wuzhun Shifan, Chinese Zen Buddhist monk (born 1178)
- Song Ci, Chinese physician and judge (born 1186)
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