Historical Events Happened In 1261
Sunday, 29 May 2016
Feb 28 Hendrik, duke of Brabant (1248-61), dies on this day in history.
May 25 Alexander IV, [Rinaldo dei conti di Segni], Pope (1254-61), dies in the year 1261.
Jul 25 Byzantium Emperor Michael VIII recaptures Constantinople in the year 1261.
Aug 29 Jacques Pantaleon elected as Pope Urban IV in the year 1261.
Sep 18 In the year 1261 koenraad van Hochstaden, archbishop of Cologne, dies
Oct 09 Dionysius, the Justified, king of Portugal (1279-1325) in the year 1261.
Dec 25 John IV Lascaris of the restored Eastern Roman Empire is deposed and blinded by orders of his co-ruler Michael VIII Palaeologus on this day in history.