On This Day

October 1187 in History

Events in History

Victory in Battle

Oct 2 Sultan Saladin captures Jerusalem from Crusaders

  • Oct 21 Alberto de Morra elected as Pope Gregorius VIII (12/17/1187)

Deaths in History

  • Oct 19 Pope Urban III [Uberto Crivelli](1185-87)
  • Oct 20 Urban III [Umberto Crivelli], Italian Pope (1185-87), dies