On This Day

1191 in History

Events in History

  • Apr 14 85-year old Giacinto Bobo becomes Pope Coelestinus III

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Jun 8 King Richard I of England arrives at Acre in modern day Israel to join the Siege of Acre during the Third Crusade

  • Jul 12 English King Richard I the Lionheart and Crusaders defeat Saracens in Palestine
  • Aug 20 Crusader King Richard I kills 3,000 muslim prisoners in Akko
  • Sep 7 Third Crusade: Battle of Arsuf - Richard I of England defeats Saladin at Arsuf.

Birthdays in History

  • Feb 8 Yaroslav II of Russia (d. 1246)

Weddings in History

LoveWedding of Interest

May 12 Richard I of England marries Berengaria of Navarre in Cyprus

Deaths in History

  • Jan 20 Frederick VI, Duke of Swabia (b. 1167)
  • Mar 20 Clement III [Paolo Scolari], Pope (1187-91, 3rd crusades), dies
  • Jun 1 Philips van de Elzas, count of Vlanderen, dies
  • Aug 13 Philips van Heinsberg, archbishop of Cologne, dies