On This Day

What Happened in 1236

Historical Events

  • Sep 22 The Lithuanians and Semigallians defeat the Livonian Brothers of the Sword in Battle of ┼áiauliai.

Famous People Born in 1236

  • Jun 6 Wen Tianxiang, Prime Minister of China and scholar-general in the last years of the Southern Song Dynasty, born in Ji'an, China (d. 1283)

Famous Weddings

  • Jan 14 English King Henry III marries Eleonora of Provence

Famous People Who Died in 1236

  • Jan 14 Sava [Rastko], son of Serbia's king/saint, dies at 64
  • Aug 18 Theodorus Van Celles, monastery founder (Kruisheren), dies
  • Dec 23 Philippus Cancellarius, French theologist/poet (Summa Cum Laude), dies