On This Day

What Happened in 1095

Historical Events

  • Feb 25 Council of Rockingham: bishop Anselmus vs King William II Rufus
  • Nov 27 Pope Urban II preaches the west to wrestle control of the Holy land the Seljuk Turks at the Council of Clermont, triggering the First Crusade

Famous People Born in 1095

  • Dec 22 Roger II, King of Sicily, born in Mileto, Italy (d. 1154)

World Leaders in 1095

Famous People Who Died in 1095

  • Jul 29 Ladislaus I, King of Hungary, dies at 55
  • Oct 12 Margrave Leopold II of Austria (b. 1050)