On This Day

Historical Events in March 1190

  • Mar 16 York (England) Pogrom: Jews seek refuge in Clifford's Tower, which is then besieged by a mob; about 150 people are massacred or commit suicide rather than submit to Christian baptism
  • Mar 17 Crusades complete massacre of Jews of York England
  • Mar 18 Crusaders kill 57 Jews in Bury St Edmunds, England