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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 and Muhu islands remain 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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