On This Day

What Happened on August 9, 1173

Historical Events

  • Construction of the Tower of Pisa begins, and it takes two centuries to complete

Famous Deaths

  • Najm ad-Din Ayyub, Kurdish soldier and father of Saladin (1st Sultan of Egypt and Syria), dies after a horse riding accident
List of Years

About August 9, 1173

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 848 years, 3 months and 26 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Leo