Today in History for Year 1250
Events 1 - 3 of 3
Apr 13th - The Seventh Crusade is defeated in Egypt, Louis IX of France is captured.
Apr 15th - Pope Innoncent III refuses Jews of Cordova Spain to build a synagogue
Jul 3rd - Louis IX of France is captured by Baibars' Mamluk army at the Battle of Fariskur while he is in Egypt conducting the Seventh Crusade; he later has to ransom himself.
Birthdays 1 - 1 of 1
Dec 25th - John IV Laskaris, Byzantine Emperor (d. circa 1305)
Deaths 1 - 8 of 8
Feb 2nd - Eric XI of Sweden (b. 1216)
Feb 8th - Robert I of Artois, French crusader (b. 1216)
Feb 8th - William II Longespee
May 2nd - Toeransa, sultan of Egypt, murdered
Aug 9th - King Eric IV of Denmark (b. 1216)
Aug 10th - Erik IV Plovpenning, king of Denmark, murdered
Oct 4th - Herman VI, Margrave of Baden
Dec 13th - Frederick II, German Emperor (1212-1250), dies at 55