On This Day

What Happened in 1121

Historical Events in 1121

  • Jan 24 English King Henry I marries 2nd wife Adeliza [Adela] of Louvain at Windsor Castle
  • Mar 2 Dirk VI becomes count of Holland
  • Aug 12 Battle of Didgori: the Georgian army under King David the Builder wins a decisive victory over the famous Seljuk commander Ilghazi
  • Dec 25 Norbertus van Xanten finds order of the Norbertijnen

Famous People Who Died in 1121

  • Dec 11 Al-Afdal Shahanshah, Caliph of Egypt (b. 1066)