On This Day

What Happened in 1159

Historical Events in 1159

  • Sep 7 Ottaviano de Montecello elected as anti-Pope

Famous People Who Died in 1159

  • May 30 Wladislaus II the Exile of Poland (b. 1105)
  • Sep 1 Adrian IV [Nicole Breakspear], only English pope (1154-59), dies