On This Day

1095 in History

Events in History

  • Feb 25 Council of Rockingham: bishop Anselmus vs King William II Rufus
  • Nov 27 Pope Urban II preaches the west to wrestle control of the Holy land the Seljuk Turks at the Council of Clermont, triggering the First Crusade

Birthdays in History

  • Dec 22 Roger II, King of Sicily, born in Mileto, Italy (d. 1154)

Deaths in History

  • Jul 29 Ladislaus I, King of Hungary, dies at 55
  • Oct 12 Margrave Leopold II of Austria (b. 1050)