On This Day

What Happened in 1245

Historical Events

  • Feb 21 Thomas, the first known Bishop of Finland, is granted resignation after having confessed to torture and forgery
  • Jun 28 1st Council of Lyons (13th ecumenical council) opens
  • Jul 17 Pope bans Emperor Frederick II Hohenstaufen for 3rd time

Famous People Born in 1245

  • Jan 16 Edmund Crouchback, son of Henry III of England (d. 1296)
  • Apr 3 Philips III, King of France (1270-85), born in Poissy, France (d. 1285)
  • Apr 30 Philip III "the Bold", King of France (1270-85), born in Poissy, France (d. 1285)

Famous Deaths

  • Feb 8 Johannes de Rupella/de la Rochelle, French theologist, dies
  • Aug 19 Ramon Berenguer IV, Count of Provence (b. 1195)
  • Aug 21 Alexander van Hales, English scholar, dies