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- December – Mamluk sultan of Egypt Khalil is assassinated by his regent Baydara, who briefly claims the sultanate, before being assassinated himself by a rival political faction.
- May 26 – An earthquake in Kamakura, Japan kills an estimated 23,000.
- The Japanese era Shōō ends, and the Einin era begins.
- Khubilai sends a fleet to the islands of Southeast Asia, including Java.
- The Hindu Majapahit Empire is founded by Kertarajasa in Java. It benefits from internal conflict and Mongol intervention, to defeat the Singhasari Kingdom and establish the empire.
- Torkel Knutsson leads Sweden, in beginning the Third Swedish Crusade against unchristianized Finnish Karelia.
- The Ordinances of Justice are enacted in the Commune of Florence.
- The Isle of Wight is sold to King Edward I of England by Isabella de Forz, Countess of Devon, for 6,000 marks.
Arts and culture
- May 20 – King Sancho IV of Castile creates the Studium General, forerunner to the modern Complutense University of Madrid.
- Margaret de Clare, English noblewoman (d. 1342)
- Fedlim Ó Conchobair, King of Connacht (d. 1316)
- Philip V of France (d. 1322)
- Philip VI of France (d. 1350)
- John of Ruysbroeck, Flemish mystic (approximate date; d. 1381)
- Walter Stewart, 6th High Steward of Scotland (d. 1326)
- May 2 – Meir of Rothenburg, German rabbi (b. c.1215)
- June 29 – Henry of Ghent, philosopher (b. c.1217)
- November 10 – Isabella de Forz, Countess of Devon (b. 1237)
- December 14 – Al-Ashraf Khalil, Mamluk sultan of Egypt (assassinated)
- date unknown