On This Day

What Happened in 1266

Historical Events in 1266

  • Feb 26 Battle of Benevento fought in Southern Italy between Manfred of Sicily and army of Charles of Anjou

World Leaders in 1266

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

Famous People Who Died in 1266

  • Feb 26 Manfred, bastard son of Emperor Frederik II/king of Sicily, dies at the Battle of Benevento
  • Oct 21 Birger jarl, Swedish statesman (b. 1210)