Historical Events For 1261
Wednesday, 22 February 2017
Feb 28 Hendrik, duke of Brabant (1248-61), dies in the year 1261.
May 25 Alexander IV, [Rinaldo dei conti di Segni], Pope (1254-61), dies in the year 1261.
Jul 25 In the year 1261 byzantium Emperor Michael VIII recaptures Constantinople
Aug 29 Jacques Pantaleon elected as Pope Urban IV on this day in history.
Sep 18 On this day in history koenraad van Hochstaden, archbishop of Cologne, dies
Oct 09 Dionysius, the Justified, king of Portugal (1279-1325) in the year 1261.
Dec 25 On this day in history john IV Lascaris of the restored Eastern Roman Empire is deposed and blinded by orders of his co-ruler Michael VIII Palaeologus.