On This Day

Historical Events in 1276

  • Jan 21 French Cardinal Pierre de Tarantaise elected head of the Catholic Church, takes the name of Pope Innocent V
  • Mar 9 Augsburg becomes an Imperial Free City
  • May 24 Magnus LadulĂ„s is crowned King of Sweden in Uppsala Cathedral
  • 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
  • Sep 8 John XXI [Peter Juliani] elected Pope, only Portuguese Pope