Year 1190 in History

Events in History

  • Mar 16 York (England) Pogrom: Jews seek refuge in Clifford's Tower, which is then besieged by a mob; about 150 people are massacred or commit suicide rather than submit to Christian baptism
  • Mar 17 Crusades complete massacre of Jews of York England
  • Mar 18 Crusaders kill 57 Jews in Bury St Edmunds, England
  • Jun 10 Third Crusade: Holy Roman Emperor Frederick I Barbarossa drowns while crossing the Saleph River (modern Turkey) leading an army to Jerusalem

Historical Marriages

  • Nov 24 Isabella of Jerusalem marries Conrad of Montferrat at Acre, making him de jure King