1258

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Millennium: 2nd millennium
Centuries:
Decades:
Years:
1258 in various calendars
Gregorian calendar 1258
MCCLVIII
Ab urbe condita 2011
Armenian calendar 707
ԹՎ ՉԷ
Assyrian calendar 6008
Balinese saka calendar 1179–1180
Bengali calendar 665
Berber calendar 2208
English Regnal year 42 Hen. 3 – 43 Hen. 3
Buddhist calendar 1802
Burmese calendar 620
Byzantine calendar 6766–6767
Chinese calendar 丁巳(Fire Snake)
3954 or 3894
    — to —
戊午年 (Earth Horse)
3955 or 3895
Coptic calendar 974–975
Discordian calendar 2424
Ethiopian calendar 1250–1251
Hebrew calendar 5018–5019
Hindu calendars
 - Vikram Samvat 1314–1315
 - Shaka Samvat 1179–1180
 - Kali Yuga 4358–4359
Holocene calendar 11258
Igbo calendar 258–259
Iranian calendar 636–637
Islamic calendar 655–656
Japanese calendar Shōka 2
(正嘉2年)
Javanese calendar 1167–1168
Julian calendar 1258
MCCLVIII
Korean calendar 3591
Minguo calendar 654 before ROC
民前654年
Nanakshahi calendar −210
Thai solar calendar 1800–1801
Tibetan calendar 阴火蛇年
(female Fire-Snake)
1384 or 1003 or 231
    — to —
阳土马年
(male Earth-Horse)
1385 or 1004 or 232
Hulagu's army attacks Baghdad.

Year 1258 (MCCLVIII) was a common year starting on Tuesday (link will display the full calendar) of the Julian calendar.

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Global[edit]

  • The observed effects of an eruption of the Indonesian volcano Mount Rinjani, in late 1257, include the following anecdotal accounts: dry fog in France; lunar eclipses in England; severe winter in Europe; a "harsh" spring in northern Iceland; famine in England, western Germany, France, and northern Italy; and pestilence in London, parts of France, Austria, Iraq, Syria, and southeast Turkey.[1]

Asia[edit]

Europe[edit]

By topic[edit]

Markets[edit]

  • In Genoa, the Republic starts imposing forced loans, known as luoghi, to its taxpayers; they are a common resource of medieval public finance.[2]

Religion[edit]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Stothers, R.B. (2000) "Climatic and Demographic consequences of the Massive Volcanic Eruption of 1258". Climatic Change, 45, 361–374.
  2. ^ Munro, John H. (2003). "The Medieval Origins of the Financial Revolution". The International History Review. 15 (3): 506–562.