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)

Deaths in History

  • Feb 26 Symeon, former Serbian ruler and saint