On This Day

What Happened in December 1154

Historical Events

  • Dec 4 Adrian IV elected Pope. The only Englishman to become pontiff, Nicholas Breakspear was a member of the family which until recent years brewed beer in Henley-on-Thames, Oxfordshire.

CrownRoyal Coronation

Dec 19 King Henry II of England crowned King of England

King of England Henry II of England
King of England
Henry II of England

Famous Deaths

  • Dec 3 Anastasius IV, Pope (1153-54), dies