On This Day

What Happened in 1206

Historical Events

  • Jun 14 Chinese southern Song dynasty officially declares war on the northern Jin dynasty
  • Dec 17 Crusader Wallon de Sarton presents Bishop of Amiens Richard de Gerberoy with purported skull of John the Baptist, stolen from Constantinople (Amiens cathedral later built to house it)

World Leaders in 1206

Famous People Who Died in 1206

  • Jun 4 Adèle of Champagne, wife of Louis VII of France