On This Day

What Happened in July 1253

Historical Events

  • Jul 1 Battle at Westkapelle-Floris the Guardian beats Gwijde van Dampierre
  • Jul 6 Mindaugas is crowned King of Lithuania
  • Jul 23 Jews are expelled from Vienne, France by order of Pope Innocent IV

Famous Deaths

  • Jul 8 Thibaud IV, poet/count of Champagne/King of Navarra, dies