On This Day

1190 in History

Events in History

  • Mar 16 York Progrom: Jews living in York, England, besieged in Clifford's Tower and massacred or commit sucide rather than submit to baptism
  • Mar 17 Crusades complete massacre of Jews of York England
  • Mar 18 Crusaders kill 57 Jews in Bury St Edmunds, England

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Jun 10 Third Crusade: Holy Roman Emperor Frederick I Barbarossa drowns while crossing the Saleph River (modern Turkey) leading an army to Jerusalem

Holy Roman Emperor Frederick Barbarossa
Holy Roman Emperor
Frederick Barbarossa

Weddings in History

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

Deaths in History

  • Mar 15 Isabella of Hainault, Queen of France (1180-90), dies following a complicated childbirth at 19

Person of interestFrederick Barbarossa

Jun 10 Frederick Barbarossa, King of Germany (1152-90) and Holy Roman Emperor (1155-90), drowns at 67 or 68

Holy Roman Emperor Frederick Barbarossa
Holy Roman Emperor
Frederick Barbarossa
  • Aug 1 Floris III, Count of Holland, dies
  • Aug 21 Godfried III, duke of Brabant (Grimbergse war), dies