On This Day

What Happened in December 1167

Historical Events

  • Dec 1 Northern Italian towns form Lombardi League
  • Dec 15 Sicilian chancellor Stephen du Perche moves the royal court to Messina to prevent a rebellion.

Famous Birthdays

  • Dec 24 John "Lackland", King of England (1199-1216), born in Beaumont Palace, Oxford (d. 1216)