On This Day

What Happened in 1188

Historical Events

  • Mar 21 Accession to the throne of Japan by emperor Antoku

Famous People Born in 1188

  • Mar 4 Blanche of Castile, wife of Louis VIII of France, regent to son Louis IX, born in Palencia, Spain (d. 1252)
  • Mar 24 Ferrand of Portugal, earl of Flanders/son of Sancho I

Famous People Who Died in 1188

  • Aug 22 Ferdinand II, King of León and Galicia (1157-1188), dies at 51
  • Oct 11 Robert I of Dreux, son of Louis VI of France