On this day the City of Constantinople was dedicated to the Blessed Virgin Mary and designated as the capital for the entire Eastern Roman Empire.
Death of Saint Comgall, an Irish hermit who founded a monastery in Bangor and where he taught Saint Columban. Comgall is said to have governed over eight thousand monks.
Death of Saint Majolus or Mayeul who became a monk and bishop and was entrusted by Emperor Otto the Great to bring reform to Germany's monasteries.
King Richard I of England meets King Guy of Jerusalem on the island of Cyprus.
Henry of Anjou is elected the first King of Poland
Death of Father Matteo Ricci, Jesuit missionary in China.