On This Day

Famous People Who Died in 1189

  • Feb 4 Gilbert of Sempringham, English monastery founder/saint, dies
  • May 17 Minamoto no Yoshitsune, Japanese general (b. 1159)

Person of interestHenry II of England

Jul 6 Henry II, King of England (1154-89), dies of a bleeding ulcer at 56

King of England Henry II of England
King of England
Henry II of England
  • Sep 3 Jacob of Orleans, Rabbi, killed in anti Jewish riot in London England
  • Oct 1 Gerard de Ridefort, grandmaster of the Knights Templar