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|Gregorian calendar|| 1242 |
|Ab urbe condita||1995|
|Armenian calendar|| 691 |
|Bahá'í calendar||-602 – -601|
|Coptic calendar||958 – 959|
|Ethiopian calendar||1234 – 1235|
|Hebrew calendar||5002 – 5003|
|- Vikram Samvat||1297 – 1298|
|- Shaka Samvat||1164 – 1165|
|- Kali Yuga||4343 – 4344|
|Iranian calendar||620 – 621|
|Islamic calendar||639 – 640|
|- Imperial Year|| Kōki 1902|
|Thai solar calendar||1785|
- April 5 - During a battle on the ice of Lake Peipus, Russian forces, led by Alexander Nevsky, rebuff an invasion attempt by the Teutonic Knights.
- Emperor Go-Saga ascends to the throne of Japan.
- Batu Khan establishes the Golden Horde at Sarai.
- Cleves, Germany is chartered as a city.
- Kiel, Germany is chartered as a town.
- The diocese of Warmia, Poland is created.
- The archbishop of Wiesbaden conquers the city from the Duke of Nassau.
- The Mongols invade the Seljuk sultanate.
- German colonists arrive in Bratislava after the Mongols fail to conquer the city.
- The Mongols of the Golden Horde devastate Volga Bulgaria, and force the nation to pay tribute.
- Timeline of medicine and medical technology - Ibn Nafis suggests that the right and left ventricles of the heart are separate and describes the lesser circulation of blood.
- A French goldsmith working in Budapest named Guillaume Boucher is captured by the Mongols and taken to Karakorum.
- December 15 - Prince Munetaka, Japanese shogun (died 1274)
- Patrick Dunbar (died 1289)
- George Pachymeres, Byzantine historian
- Beatrix of Castile spouse of King Afonso III of Portugal (†1303)
- February 10 - Emperor Shijō of Japan (born 1231)
- March 26 - William de Forz
- October 7 - Emperor Juntoku of Japan (born 1197)
- Archambaud VIII of Bourbon
- Hōjō Yasutoki, regent of Japan (born 1183)
- Aragon - James I King of Aragon and count of Barcelona (reigned from 1213 to 1276)
- Castile - Ferdinand III, the Saint King of Castile and Leon (reigned from 1217 to 1252)
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People of the year 1242 at Familypedia
15 people were born in 1242
7 children were born to the 6 women born in 1242
29 people died in 1242
920 people lived in 1242
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11 people were married in 1242.
There were 0 military battles in 1242.