Historical Events For 1261
Friday, 24 November 2017
Feb 28 Hendrik, duke of Brabant (1248-61), dies on this day in history.
May 25 On this day in history alexander IV, [Rinaldo dei conti di Segni], Pope (1254-61), dies
Jul 25 In the year 1261 byzantium Emperor Michael VIII recaptures Constantinople
Aug 29 On this day in history jacques Pantaleon elected as Pope Urban IV
Sep 18 In the year 1261 koenraad van Hochstaden, archbishop of Cologne, dies
Oct 09 Dionysius, the Justified, king of Portugal (1279-1325) on this day in history.
Dec 25 In the year 1261 john IV Lascaris of the restored Eastern Roman Empire is deposed and blinded by orders of his co-ruler Michael VIII Palaeologus.