Historical Events in 1187

BattleBattle of Interest

Jul 3 Battle of Horns of Hattin: Saladin, Sultan of Egypt and Syria, destroys Jerusalem's crusader army

1st Sultan of Egypt and Syria Saladin
1st Sultan of Egypt and Syria
Saladin
  • Jul 4 Battle of Hittin (Tiberias): Saladin defeats Reinoud of Ch√Ętillon
  • Sep 20 Saladin begins the Siege of Jerusalem.
  • Oct 2 Sultan Saladin captures Jerusalem from Crusaders
  • Oct 21 Alberto de Morra elected as Pope Gregorius VIII (12/17/1187)