On This Day

What Happened in 1199

Historical Events in 1199

  • Mar 25 King Richard I (the Lion Heart) of England, is wounded by a crossbow bolt while fighting France, leads to his death on April 6
  • Sep 30 Rambam (Maimonides) authorizes Samuel Ibn Tibbon to translate Guide of Perplexed from Arabic into Hebrew

World Leaders in 1199