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|Gregorian calendar||1279 |
|Ab urbe condita||2032|
|Armenian calendar||728 |
|Bahá'í calendar||-565 – -564|
|Coptic calendar||995 – 996|
|Ethiopian calendar||1271 – 1272|
|Hebrew calendar||5039 – 5040|
|- Vikram Samvat||1334 – 1335|
|- Shaka Samvat||1201 – 1202|
|- Kali Yuga||4380 – 4381|
|Iranian calendar||657 – 658|
|Islamic calendar||677 – 678|
|- Imperial Year||Kōki 1939|
|Thai solar calendar||1822|
- March 5 - Lithuanian forces led by Traidenis defeat the Teutonic Knights in the Battle of Aizkraukle.
- The first of the Statutes of Mortmain are passed under king Edward I of England, which prevents land from passing into possession of the church.
- The second of two main surveys of the Hundred Rolls, an English census seen as a follow up to the Domesday Book completed in 1086, is begun; it lasts until 1280.
- Al-Razi's important medical writings are translated into Latin by Faraj ben Salim some 350 years after Al-Razi's death.
- The Royal Mint of England moves into the Tower of London.
- Haapsalu town (Estonia) is founded.
- March 19 - Kublai Khan's Mongol Yuan Dynasty defeats the Song Dynasty in the Battle of Yamen. This completes the Mongol conquest of China and ends the Song Dynasty.
- October 12 - The Dai-Gohonzon, the supreme object of veneration of Nichiren Shoshu Buddhism, is inscribed by Nichiren.
- A Mongol diplomatic party sent by Kublai Khan to Japan is killed by Japan's regent Hōjō Tokimune, leading to a second invasion attempt by the Mongols in 1281.
- The Chola Dynasty of South India falls under attacks by the Hoysala Empire and Pandyan kingdom.
- Mamluk sultan Baraka Khan and emir Qalawun of Egypt invade Armenia; a revolt in Egypt while they are away forces Baraka to abdicate and allows Qalawun to become sultan.
- February 16 - King Afonso III of Portugal (born 1210)
- March - Zhang Shijie, Chinese admiral and official
- March 19 - Emperor Bing of Song China (born 1271)
- April 14 - Duke Boleslaus of Greater Poland
- September 11 - Robert Kilwardby, Archbishop of Canterbury
- December 7 - King Boleslaus V of Poland (born 1226)
- Walter Giffard, Lord Chancellor of England and archbishop
- Jeanne of Dammartin, Queen consort of Castile and León (born 1216)
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8 children were born to the 5 women born in 1279
27 people died in 1279
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