Glenn Dunnaway wins the inaugural NASCAR race at Charlotte Speedway, a 3/4 mile oval in Charlotte, North Carolina, but is disqualified due to illegal springs. Jim Roper is declared the official winner.
July ndash Columbia University is founded as King's College by royal charter of King George II of England. The college is originally located in Lower Manhattan. Instruction is suspended in 1776 and the school reopens in 1784 as Columbia College. With the college's growth in the 19th Century, it is renamed Columbia University in 1896.
In London, a city ordinance decrees that heating with coal is forbidden when parliament is in session (the ordinance is not particularly effective).
Wednesday, June 12, 1269 (Julianian calendar)
King Otakar II of Bohemia inherits Carinthia and part of Carniola, making him the most powerful prince within the Holy Roman Empire the empire lacking an emperor during the ongoing "great interregnum", Otakar II is one of the most powerful men in Europe.
John Comyn begins the construction of Blair Castle in Scotland.
King Louis IX of France orders all Jews found in public without an identifying yellow badge to be fined ten livres of silver.
To finance his crusade, Edward I of England obtains the right to levy a twentieth of the value of the Church’s wealth in England. That sum turns out to be insufficient and Edward has to borrow to reach his target.