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|Gregorian calendar||1290 |
|Ab urbe condita||2043|
|Armenian calendar||739 |
|Bahá'í calendar||-554 – -553|
|Coptic calendar||1006 – 1007|
|Ethiopian calendar||1282 – 1283|
|Hebrew calendar||5050 – 5051|
|- Vikram Samvat||1345 – 1346|
|- Shaka Samvat||1212 – 1213|
|- Kali Yuga||4391 – 4392|
|Iranian calendar||668 – 669|
|Islamic calendar||688 – 689|
|- Imperial Year||Kōki 1950|
|Thai solar calendar||1833|
Events[edit | edit source]
Europe[edit | edit source]
- March 1 - The University of Coimbra is founded in Lisbon, Portugal by King Denis of Portugal; it moves to Coimbra in 1308.
- July 18 - King Edward I of England banishes all Jews (numbering about 16,000) from England; on the Hebrew calendar this was Tisha B'Av, a day that commemorates many calamities.
- August 1 - The country of Wallachia is founded (traditional date).
- December - The twelve Eleanor crosses are erected between Lincolnshire and London in England as King Edward I mourns the death of his queen consort Eleanor of Castile.
- Construction of Llandaff Cathedral is completed in Cardiff, Wales, 170 years after it was begun.
- The Mongol Empire invades the Bessarabia region of Moldavia.
- The second of the Statutes of Mortmain are passed under king Edward I of England, which prevents land from passing into possession of the church. The statute Quia Emptores is also passed, reforming the feudal system of land leases and allowing the sale of fee simple estates.
- King Denis of Portugal decrees that Portuguese be the official language of Portugal, replacing classical Latin in that capacity.
- Construction on the Akershus Fortress of Oslo, Norway is begun.
- The oldest recording of a saucer shaped object, when a silver disc was reported flying over a village in Yorkshire.
Asia[edit | edit source]
- September 27 - Earthquake in Gulf of Chili China,province of Hebei, killing an estimated 100,000.
- The founding Mamluk dynasty of the Sultanate of Delhi is overthrown by Jalal-ud-din Feroz Khalji of the Khilji dynasty.
Births[edit | edit source]
- August 4 - Duke Leopold I of Austria (died 1326)
- Margaret of Burgundy (died 1315)
- Jean de Muris, French philosopher and mathematician (died 1351)
Deaths[edit | edit source]
- January 28 - Dervorguilla of Galloway
- May 10 - Duke Rudolph II of Austria (born 1271)
- July 10 - Ladislaus IV of Hungary (born 1262)
- November 10 - Qalawun, Sultan of Egypt
- November 28 - Eleanor of Castile, queen of Edward I of England (born 1241)
- December 18 - Magnus I of Sweden (born 1240)
- Gregory II of Constantinople, Patriarch of Constantinople (born 1241)
- Beatrice Portinari, object of Dante Alighieri's adoration (born 1266)
- Henry IV of Silesia
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