On This Day

What Happened in 1254

Historical Events

  • May 8 University of Salamanca granted a royal charter by Alfonso IX. Third oldest university still operating and the oldest Hispanic.

Famous People Who Died in 1254

  • May 21 Conrad IV, King of Germany, Jerusalem and Sicily, dies at 26
  • Nov 3 Johannes III Doukas Vatatzes, Byzantine Emperor (1222-54)/saint, dies
  • Dec 7 Innocent IV [Sinibaldo dei Fieschi], Pope (1243-54), dies