On This Day

What Happened in 1266

Historical Events

  • Feb 26 Battle of Benevento fought in Southern Italy between Manfred of Sicily and army of Charles of Anjou
  • Jul 2 Treaty of Perth: Norway recognises Scottish sovereignty over the Hebrides and the Isle of Man

World Leaders in 1266

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)