What Happened in March 1190

Historical Events

  • Mar 16 York (England) Pogrom: Jews seek refuge in Clifford's Tower, which is then besieged by a mob; about 150 people are massacred or commit suicide rather than submit to Christian baptism
  • Mar 17 Crusades complete massacre of Jews of York England
  • Mar 18 Crusaders kill 57 Jews in Bury St Edmunds, England

Famous Deaths

  • Mar 15 Isabella of Hainault, Queen of France (1180-90), dies following a complicated childbirth at 19