On This Day

Birthdays in History in 1218

  • Feb 12 Kujo Yoritsune, Japanese shogun (d. 1256)
  • May 1 John I, Count of Hainaut (1246-57), born in Houffalize, Luxembourg (d. 1257)
  • May 1 Rudolph I of Germany, Emperor of the Holy Roman Empire (1273-91), born in Limburgh Castle, Sasbach am Kaiserstuhl, Germany (d. 1291)
  • Oct 30 Emperor Chūkyō, 85th emperor of Japan (d. 1234)