On This Day

What Happened in 1196

Historical Events in 1196

  • Dec 6 Northern Dutch coast flooded, "Saint-Nicolas Flood"

Famous People Born in 1196

  • Jan 3 Emperor Tsuchimikado of Japan (d. 1231)

World Leaders in 1196

Famous People Who Died in 1196

  • Apr 26 Alfonso II, King of Aragon (1162-96), dies at 39
  • Apr 30 Boudouin II, bishop of Utrecht (1178-96), dies
  • Aug 15 Conrad II, Duke of Swabia (b. 1173)