On This Day

What Happened in 1174

Historical Events in 1174

  • Mar 23 Jocelin, abbot of Melrose, is elected bishop of Glasgow
  • Jul 13 William I of Scotland, key rebel in Revolt of 1173-1174, captured at Alnwick by forces loyal to Henry II of England

Famous People Who Died in 1174

  • May 15 Nur ad-Din, King of Syria (1146-1174), dies at 56
  • Jul 11 Amalrik I, [Morri], French King of Jerusalem, dies
  • Oct 17 Queen Petronila of Aragon (b. 1135)