On This Day

1276 in History

Events in History

  • Jan 21 Pierre de Tarantaise elected Pope Innocence V
  • Mar 9 Augsburg becomes an Imperial Free City
  • May 24 Magnus LadulĂ„s 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. (bc. 1210)
  • Jun 22 Innocent V, [Pierre the Tarantaise], Pope (1276), dies at about 36
  • 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)