Historical Events in 1221

Historic Event

Jun 20 Foundation stone laid for Burgos Cathedral in the presence of Ferdinand III of Castile (made a UNESCO World Heritage Site 1984)

  • Jul 29 Emperor Go-Horikawa aged only 10 years old ascends to the Chrysanthemum Throne of Japan

Victory in Battle

Nov 24 Battle of the Indus: Genghis Khan's Mongol force defeats Shah Jalal ad-Din's army, last battle in Mongolian conquest of Khwarezmian Empire