On This Day

1239 in History

Birthdays in History


Person of interestEdward I

Jun 17 Edward I, King of England (1272-1307) who subdued Wales, warred against Scotland and expelled Jews from England, born in London [or 18 June]

King of England Edward I
King of England
Edward I
  • Oct 18 Stefanus V, prince of Transylvania/king of Hungary (1270-72)
  • Dec 17 Kujō Yoritsugu, 5th shōgun of the Kamakura shogunate of Japan (d. 1256)

Deaths in History

  • Mar 3 Vladimir III Rurikovich, Grand Prince of Kiev (b. 1187)
  • Mar 20 Hermann von Salza, Grand Master of the Teutonic Knights (c. 1179)
  • Mar 28 Go-Toba, 82nd Emperor of Japan, dies at 58