On This Day

Historical Events in 1250

  • Apr 13 The Seventh Crusade is defeated in Egypt, Louis IX of France captured
  • Apr 15 Pope Innocent IV refuses Jews of Cordova, Spain their request to build a synagogue
  • Apr 15 Kublai is acclaimed the Great Khan by a Mongol Great Council

Battle of Fariskur

Jul 3 Louis IX of France is captured by Baibars' Mamluk army at the Battle of Fariskur while he is in Egypt conducting the Seventh Crusade; he later has to ransom himself