Historical Events For 1261
Wednesday, 22 March 2017
Feb 28 Hendrik, duke of Brabant (1248-61), dies in the year 1261.
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 in the year 1261.
Aug 29 Jacques Pantaleon elected as Pope Urban IV on this day in history.
Sep 18 Koenraad van Hochstaden, archbishop of Cologne, dies on this day in history.
Oct 09 Dionysius, the Justified, king of Portugal (1279-1325) on this day in history.
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.