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1262 in History

Events in History

  • Jan 28 Flemish Dutch coast ravaged by north westerly storm

Birthdays in History


Person of interestArthur II

Jul 2 Arthur II, Duke of Brittany (1305-12), born in Château de l’Isle, La Roche-Bernard, Brittany (d. 1312)

Duke of Brittany Arthur II
Duke of Brittany
Arthur II

Deaths in History

  • Jul 15 Richard de Clare, 6th Earl of Hertford, English soldier (b. 1222)
  • Nov 28 Shinran, founder of Japan's True Pure Land Buddhist sect, dies