On This Day

1263 in History

Events in History

  • Aug 19 King James I of Aragon censors Hebrew writing
  • Oct 2 The battle of Largs fought between Norwegians and Scots.

Birthdays in History

  • Jan 22 Ibn Taymiya, Islamic scholar (d. 1328)

Deaths in History

  • Mar 19 Hugo of St-Cher/a S Caro, French cardinal, dies

Person of interestAlexander Nevsky

Nov 14 Alexander Nevsky, [Aleksandr], Grand Prince of Novgorod and Vladimir dies at 43

Key Figure of Medieval Rus Alexander Nevsky
Key Figure of Medieval Rus
Alexander Nevsky
  • Dec 15 King Haakon IV of Norway (b. 1204)
  • Dec 16 Hakon IV, Gamli, King of Norway (1217-63), dies