On This Day

What Happened in September 1180

Historical Events

  • Sep 14 Battle of Ishibashiyama in Japan.
  • Sep 18 Philip Augustus becomes king of France
  • Sep 24 Manuel I Komnenos, last Emperor of the Komnenian restoration dies. The Byzantine Empire slips into terminal decline.

Famous Deaths

  • Sep 18 Louis VII, King of France, dies
  • Sep 19 Louis VII, the Younger, King of France (1137-80), dies at 59
  • Sep 24 Manuel I Komnenos, Emperor of the Byzantine Empire (1143-80), dies at 61