What Happened in May 1260

Historical Events

Historic Event

May 5 Kublai Khan, grandson of Genghis Khan, becomes ruler of the Mongol Empire

  • May 21 Hao Jing, envoy of Mongol leader Kublai Khan imprisoned by order of the high Chancellor of China, Jia Sidao at the Song Dynasty court of Emperor Lizong while attempting to negotiate with the Song