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- The Chichimecas capture Tula.
- June 8 – Maya Long Count calendar: The eleventh b'ak'tun comes to an end, and the twelfth b'ak'tun begins the next day (June 9).
- Livonian Crusade: The Livonian Brothers of the Sword defeat the Latgallians and reconquer the captured strongholds on Estonian mainland. With the surrender of Tartu stronghold, only Saaremaa Island remains under Estonian control.
- The last Muslims inhabitants are expelled from Sicily and Malta.
- February – At Carrión the king of Castile, Ferdinand III announces his intention to resume his effort of reconquest against al-Andalus. That same year, the Almohad caliph, Yusuf II al-Mustansir dies. He is succeeded by Abu Muhammad al-Wahid, but in al-Andalus, two competing pretenders also claim their rights to the throne: Abu Muhammad Ibn al-Mansur al-Adil in Seville, and Abu Muhammad abu Abdallah al-Bayyasi in Cordoba. The chronic political instability on the Muslim side allow the Castillan prince to beginning his campaign victoriously with the capture of Quesada (October).
- The University of Naples is founded.
- September 14 – St. Francis of Assisi, while praying on the mountain of Verna, during a 40-day fast, is said to have had a vision, as a result of which he received the stigmata (approximate date). Brother Leo, who had been with Francis at the time, left a clear and simple account of the event, the first definite account of the phenomenon of stigmata.
- July 1 – Hōjō Yoshitoki, regent of the Kamakura shogunate of Japan (b. 1163)
- date unknown – Cathal Crobdearg Ua Conchobair, King of Connacht (b. 1153)
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