On This Day

1109 in History

Events in History

  • Jul 12 Crusaders capture Syria's harbor city of Tripoli

Birthdays in History

  • Jul 25 Afonso I the Conqueror, King of Portugal (1143-85), born in Guimarães, Portugal (d. 1185)

Deaths in History

  • Jan 26 Albericus of Côteaux, French saint, dies
  • Apr 21 Anselmus, philosopher/archbishop of Canterbury, dies
  • Apr 28 Saint Hugh of Cluny, 6th abbot of Cluny, dies at 84
  • Jun 30 Alfonso VI, (imperator totius Hispaniae), king of Leon, dies
  • Jul 1 Alfonso VI, King of Castile and Leon (conquered Toledo) (b. c. 1040)