On This Day

What Happened in July 1109

Historical Events

  • Jul 12 Crusaders capture Syria's harbor city of Tripoli

Famous Birthdays

  • Jul 25 Afonso I the Conqueror, King of Portugal (1143-85), born in GuimarĂ£es, Portugal (d. 1185)

Famous Deaths

  • Jul 1 Alfonso VI, King of Castile and Leon (conquered Toledo) (b. c. 1040)