Historical Events In 1261
Tuesday, 19 June 2018
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 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 In the year 1261 dionysius, the Justified, king of Portugal (1279-1325)
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.