Historical Events for Year 1099
Events 1 - 11 of 11
Jan 6th - Henry V crowned German king
Jan 13th - Crusaders set fire to Mara, Syria
Jan 28th - 1st Crusaders begins siege of Hosn-el-Akrad Syria
Jun 7th - 1st Crusaders arrive in Jerusalem
Jul 8th - First Crusade: 15,000 starving Christian soldiers march in religious procession around Jerusalem as its Muslim defenders look on.
Jul 15th - City of Jerusalem is captured and plundered by Christian forces during the First Crusade
Jul 16th - Crusaders herd Jews of Jerusalem into a synagogue & set it afire
Jul 22nd - First Crusade: Godfrey of Bouillon is elected the first Defender of the Holy Sepulchre of The Kingdom of Jerusalem.
Aug 12th - Battle at Ascalon: Godfried of Broth leading the Crusaders beats Egyptians Fatimid army
Aug 13th - Raniero elected as Pope Paschal II
Aug 19th - Crusaders beat Saracens in Battle of Ascalon