On This Day

1227 in History

Events in History

  • Jan 6 Ferrand of Portugal freed from the Louvre
  • Mar 19 Count Ugolino of Segna elected Pope Gregory IX
  • Sep 29 Pope Gregory IX excommunicate German emperor Frederik II
  • Oct 4 Assassination of Caliph al-Adil.
  • Nov 23 Polish Prince Leszek I the White is assassinated at an assembly of Polish dukes at Gąsawa

Birthdays in History

  • Sep 30 Pope Nicholas IV (d. 1292)

Deaths in History

  • Mar 18 Honorius III [Cencio Savelli], Pope (1216-27), dies
  • Jul 23 Qiu Chuji, Chinese Taoist (b. 1148)
  • Jul 27 Otto II van Lippe, bishop of Utrecht (1216-27), dies
  • Aug 1 Shimazu Tadahisa, Japanese warlord (b. 1179)

Person of interestGenghis Khan

Aug 18 Genghis Khan [Temüjin Borjigin], Mongolian warlord who founded the Mongol Empire, dies at around 65

Great Khan of the Mongol Empire Genghis Khan
Great Khan of the Mongol Empire
Genghis Khan