Historical Events For 1261
Sunday, 25 February 2018
Feb 28 Hendrik, duke of Brabant (1248-61), dies on this day in history.
May 25 In the year 1261 alexander IV, [Rinaldo dei conti di Segni], Pope (1254-61), dies
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 On this day in history koenraad van Hochstaden, archbishop of Cologne, dies
Oct 09 On this day in history 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.