On This Day

1276 in History

Events in History

  • Jan 21 French Cardinal Pierre de Tarantaise elected head of the Catholic Church, takes the name of Pope Innocent V
  • Mar 9 Augsburg becomes an Imperial Free City
  • May 24 Magnus Ladulås is crowned King of Sweden in Uppsala Cathedral
  • Jun 14 While taking exile in Fuzhou, southern China, from advancing Mongol invaders, remnants of the Song Dynasty court hold coronation ceremony for young prince Zhao Shi, making him Emperor Duanzong of Song
  • Sep 8 John XXI [Peter Juliani] elected Pope, only Portuguese Pope

Birthdays in History

  • Oct 4 Margaret of Brabant, Queen of Germany (d. 1311)
  • Oct 19 Prince Hisaaki, Japanese shogun (d. 1328)

Deaths in History

  • Jan 10 Pope Gregory X, (Tedaldo Visconti), dies at about 65
  • Jun 22 Innocent V [Pierre the Tarantaise], Pope (1276), dies at about 36
  • Jun 22 Catholic Pope Innocent V dies after just over five months in the job, at about 51
  • Jul 27 King James I of Aragon (b. 1208)
  • Aug 18 Adrian V [Ottobono Fieschi], Italian Pope (7/11-8/18/1276), dies
  • Sep 6 Vicedomino de Vicedominis, Cardinal-Bishop of Palestrina and dean of the Sacred College of Cardinals (b. ca. 1215)