On This Day

What Happened in 1191

Historical Events

  • Apr 14 85-year old Giacinto Bobo becomes Pope Coelestinus III
  • Jun 8 King Richard I of England arrives at Acre in modern day Israel to join the Siege of Acre during the Third Crusade

Famous People Born in 1191

  • Feb 8 Yaroslav II of Russia (d. 1246)

World Leaders in 1191

Famous Weddings

Famous People Who Died in 1191

  • Jan 20 Frederick VI, Duke of Swabia (b. 1167)
  • Mar 20 Clement III [Paolo Scolari], Pope (1187-91, 3rd crusades), dies
  • Jun 1 Philips van de Elzas, count of Vlanderen, dies
  • Aug 13 Philips van Heinsberg, archbishop of Cologne, dies