Historical Events in 1118

  • Jan 24 Giovanni Caetani, Chancellor to Pope Paschal II, is elected as his successor, takes the name of Pope Gelasius II
  • Apr 7 Pope Gelasius II excommunicated by Henry V, Holy Roman Emperor, forcing him to flee Rome and rule in exile
  • Dec 18 Alfonso van Aragon occupies Saragossa on Almoraviden