On This Day

What Happened in 1264

Historical Events in 1264

  • May 14 Battle of Lewes, 2nd Barons' War: Simon de Montfort the younger, Earl of Leicester, defeats English King Henry III
  • Jun 18 The Parliament of Ireland meets at Castledermot in County Kildare, the first definitively known meeting of this Irish legislature
  • Aug 5 Anti-Jewish riots break out in Arnstadt Germany
  • Aug 21 Kublai Khan accepts the surrender of his younger brother Ariq Böke at Xanadu, at the end of the Mongol civil war
  • Sep 8 The Statute of Kalisz, guaranteeing Jews safety and personal liberties and giving battei din jurisdiction over Jewish matters, is promulgated by Boleslaus the Pious, Duke of Greater Poland.
  • Oct 3 Comet said to predict death of Pope Urban IV is last seen

Famous People Born in 1264

  • May 26 Prince Koreyasu, 7th Japanese shogun, born in Kamakura, Kanagawa Prefecture, Japan (d. 1326)

World Leaders in 1264

  • Kublai KhanKublai Khan
    Mongolian Emperor and Founder of the Yuan Dynasty

Famous People Who Died in 1264

  • Oct 2 Urbanus IV, [Jacques Pantaleon], French Pope (1261-64), dies