On This Day

Year 1160 in History

Events in History

  • Oct 12 Maurice de Sully is elected bishop of Paris, will initiate plan to build Notre Dame
  • Dec 6 Jean Bodels "Jeu de St Nicholas" premieres in Arras

Historical Figures Born in 1160

  • Jun 23 Johannes de Matha, French saint/founder (Trinitarians)
  • Oct 4 Alys, Countess of the Vexin, Daughter of Louis VII of France (d. 1220)

Historical Marriages

  • Nov 13 Marriage of Louis VII of France to Adele of Champagne.

Historical Figures Who Died in 1160

  • Feb 11 Minamoto no Yoshitomo, Japanese general (b. 1123)
  • May 3 Peter Lombard, Italian scholar and bishop (b. c.1100)
  • May 18 Erik IX Helgi, King of Sweden, dies at ~40
  • Jul 20 Peter Lombard, French theologian
  • Jul 21 Peterus Lombardus, Italian theologist/bishop of Paris, dies