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What Happened in 1219

Historical Events in 1219

  • Jan 16 Floods in Northern Netherlands after storm, thousands killed
  • Feb 18 Jerusalem re-taken by the Christian Crusader kingdom in a peace treaty between Holy Roman Emperor Frederik II and Egyptian ruler Al-Kamil
  • Jun 15 King Valdemar brought victory for Denmark
  • Jun 15 Dannebrog is the flag of Denmark and the oldest national flag in the world. According to legend, it fell from the sky during the Battle of Lyndanisse (now Tallinn) in Estonia, and turned the Danes' luck

Did You Know?

Dannebrog is the flag of Denmark and the oldest national flag in the world. According to legend, it fell from the sky during the Battle of Lyndanisse (now Tallinn) in Estonia, and turned the Danes' luck

On June 15, 1219

World Leaders in 1219

Famous People Who Died in 1219

  • Feb 13 Minamoto no Sanetomo, Japanese 3rd shōgun of the Kamakura shogunate
  • May 5 King Leo II of Armenia (b. 1150)