On This Day

What Happened on December 15, 1256

Historical Events

  • Hulagu Khan captures and destroys Hashshashin stronghold at Alamut, in present-day Iran, part of the Mongol offensive on Islamic southwest Asia
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About December 15, 1256

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 765 years, 5 months and 9 days
Leap Year: Yes

Star Sign: Sagittarius