On This Day

1249 in History

Events in History

  • Feb 16 Andrew of Longjumeau is dispatched by Louis IX of France as his ambassador to meet with the Khan of the Mongols
  • Mar 16 The Servite Order is officially approved by Cardinal Raniero Capocci, papal legate in Tuscany

Birthdays in History

  • Sep 4 Amadeus V de Great, Count of Flanders and Savoy, born in Le Bourget-du-Lac, France (d. 1323)

Deaths in History

  • Jun 11 Adelheid van Schaarbeek, Flemish mystic/saint, dies
  • Jul 6 Alexander II, King of Scots (1215-49), dies at 50
  • Sep 27 Count Raymond VII of Toulouse (b. 1197)
  • Nov 23 Ajjoeb, sultan of Egypt, dies
  • Dec 25 Peter Nolascus, Spanish monastery founder/St, dies