On This Day

What Happened in June 1276

Historical Events

  • Jun 14 While taking exile in Fuzhou, southern China, from advancing Mongol invaders, remnants of the Song Dynasty court hold coronation ceremony for young prince Zhao Shi, making him Emperor Duanzong of Song

Famous Deaths

  • Jun 22 Catholic Pope Innocent V [Pierre the Tarantaise], 1st Dominican Order pope, dies after just over five months in the job, at about 51