On This Day

What Happened in July 1189

Historical Events


CrownRoyal Coronation

Jul 6 Richard the Lionheart is crowned King of England, upon the death of King Henry II


Famous Deaths


Person of interestHenry II of England

Jul 6 Henry II, King of England (1154-89), dies of a bleeding ulcer at 56

King of England Henry II of England
King of England
Henry II of England