On This Day

Historical Events in 1199

Historic Event

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

  • May 27 John crowned King of England after the death of his brother Richard I
  • Sep 30 Rambam (Maimonides) authorizes Samuel Ibn Tibbon to translate Guide of Perplexed from Arabic into Hebrew