On This Day

What Happened in October 1147

Historical Events

  • Oct 25 King Afonso I of Portugal occupiers Lisbon
  • Oct 25 Seljuk Turks defeat German crusaders under Conrad III at the Battle of Dorylaeum

Famous Deaths

  • Oct 31 Robert, 1st Earl of Gloucester, English politician and illegitimate son of King Henry I, dies at about 57