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What Happened In History Year 1204

Historical Events for the Year 1204

  • 8th March » The Siege of Ch√Ęteau Gaillard ends in a French victory over King John, King of England called John of England, who loses control of Normandy to King Philip II of France e.g Philip II Augustus.
  • 12th April » The Crusaders of the Fourth Crusade breach the walls of Constantinople and Siege of Constantinople (1204) or enter the city, which they completely occupy the following day.
  • 13th April » Constantinople falls to the Crusaders of the Fourth Crusade, temporarily ending the Byzantine Empire.
  • 16th May » Baldwin I of Constantinople e.g Baldwin IX, Count of Flanders is crowned as the first Emperor of the Latin Empire.

Famous Deaths in History for 1204

  • 1st January » Haakon III of Norway (b. 1170)
  • 8th February » Alexios IV Angelos, Byzantine emperor (b. 1182)
  • 1st April » Eleanor of Aquitaine (b. 1122)
  • 11th August » Guttorm of Norway (b. 1199)
  • 14th August » Minamoto no Yoriie, Japanese shogun (b. 1182)
  • 21st October » Robert de Beaumont, 4th Earl of Leicester, English politician
  • 13th December » Maimonides, Spanish rabbi and philosopher (b. 1135)

Historical events for the year 1204 by month