On This Day

1200 in History

Events in History

  • May 22 Treaty of Le Goulet signed between France and England
  • Jul 1 In China, sunglasses are invented

Birthdays in History

  • Jan 19 Dōgen, Japanese Buddhist priest and founder of the Sōtō school of Zen, born in Kyoto, Japan (d. 1253)

Weddings in History

  • May 23 Louis of France (Later Louis VIII) (13) marries Blanche of Castile (12), daughter of Alfonso VIII King of Castile at Port-Mort

Deaths in History

  • Feb 13 Stefan Nemanja [Saint Symeon], Serbian ruler and founder of Serbian state (or died 1199)