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What Happened in 1098

Historical Events in 1098

  • Feb 10 Crusaders defeat Prince Redwan of Aleppo at Antioch
  • Jun 3 After 5-month siege in First Crusade, the Crusaders seize Antioch (now in modernTurkey)
  • Jun 28 Fighters of the First Crusade defeat Kerbogha of Mosul.
  • Dec 12 1st Crusaders capture & plunder Mara Syria

Famous People Born in 1098

  • Sep 16 Hildegard of Bingen, German magistra and the first composer whose biography is known, born in B√∂ckelheim, Holy Roman Empire (d. 1179)

World Leaders in 1098

Famous People Who Died in 1098

  • Jan 3 Walkelin, first Norman bishop of Winchester (b. unknown)