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Millennium: 2nd millennium
Centuries: 12th century13th century14th century
Decades: 1250s  1260s  1270s  – 1280s –  1290s  1300s  1310s
Years: 1286 1287 128812891290 1291 1292

Events

  • The 5,452 meter (17,887 feet) high volcano Popocatépetl is first ascended by members of the Tecuanipas tribe in present-day Mexico.
  • April 27 – Fall of Tripoli: Mamluk sultan Qalawun captures the County of Tripoli (in present-day Lebanon) after a month-long siege, thus extinguishing the crusader state.
  • Prince Subaru of Japan conquers the province of Saitama.
  • June 11 – The Italian Guelph and Ghibelline factions fight in the Battle of Campaldino; the Guelph victory secures their position of power in Florence.
  • Construction of Conwy Castle was ordered by King Edward I of England. It was completed in Wales.
  • Jews are expelled from Gascony and Anjou in France.
  • Construction of the Belaya Vezha tower in Belarus is completed.
  • Pope Nicholas IV creates the University of Montpellier in France by papal bull. This combined various existing schools into a single university.
  • In Siena, 23 partners re-create the Gran Tavola bank. It was formerly the most successful European bank. It ceased operations after the death of its creator and manager Orlando Bonsignori in 1273.
  • Franciscan friars begin missionary work in China.

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