On This Day

What Happened in July 1187

Historical Events


BattleBattle of Interest

Jul 3 Battle of Horns of Hattin: Saladin, Sultan of Egypt and Syria, destroys Jerusalem's crusader army

1st Sultan of Egypt and Syria Saladin
1st Sultan of Egypt and Syria
Saladin
  • Jul 4 Battle of Hittin (Tiberias): Saladin defeats Reinoud of Ch√Ętillon

Famous Deaths

  • Jul 4 Reinoud van Ch√Ętillon, French prince of Antioch, dies