Historical Events Happened In 1261
Tuesday, 28 July 2015
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 Byzantium Emperor Michael VIII recaptures Constantinople on this day in history.
Aug 29 In the year 1261 jacques Pantaleon elected as Pope Urban IV
Sep 18 Koenraad van Hochstaden, archbishop of Cologne, dies in the year 1261.
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 in the year 1261.