On This Day

What Happened in 1190

Historical Events

  • Mar 16 York Progrom: Jews living in York, England, besieged in Clifford's Tower and massacred or commit suicide rather than submit to baptism
  • Mar 17 Crusades complete massacre of Jews of York England
  • Mar 18 Crusaders kill 57 Jews in Bury St Edmunds, England
  • Jun 10 Third Crusade: Holy Roman Emperor Frederick I Barbarossa drowns while crossing the Saleph River (modern Turkey) leading an army to Jerusalem

World Leaders in 1190

Famous Weddings

  • Nov 24 Isabella of Jerusalem marries Conrad of Montferrat at Acre, making him de jure King