Year 1164 in History

Events in History

  • Jan 30 English King Henry II passes the Constitutions of Clarendon, attempting to restrict power of the papal clergy in England - only Thomas Beckett objects, the beginning of their quarrel
  • Apr 22 Raynald of Dassel names Guido di Crema as anti-pope Paschalis III
  • Aug 12 Battle of Harim: Nur ad-Din defeats the Crusader armies of the County of Tripoli and the Principality of Antioch

Historical Figures Born in 1164

  • Dec 28 Emperor Rokuj┼Ź of Japan (d. 1176)

Historical Figures Who Died in 1164

  • Jan 27 Abraham ibn Ezra, Jewish Spanish poet and philosopher, dies (b. c. 1093)
  • Apr 20 Victor IV [Ottaviano Montecello], Italian antipope (1159-64), dies
  • Sep 14 Sutoku, 75th Emperor of Japan (1123-42), dies at 45
  • Dec 31 Margrave Ottokar III of Styria (b. 1124)