On This Day

1205 in History

Events in History

  • Jan 6 Philip of Swabia becomes King of the Romans
  • Apr 15 Battle at Adrianople: Bulgaria beats Emp Boudouin of Constantinople
  • Jun 19 Pope Innocent III fires Adolf I as archbishop of Cologne
  • Jul 15 Pope Innocent III states Jews are doomed to perpetual servitudea and subjugation due to crucifixion of Jesus

Deaths in History

  • Apr 1 Amalrik II, King of Cyprus/Jerusalem, dies
  • May 7 Ladislaus III Arpad, King of Hungary (1204-05), dies at 5 or 6
  • Jun 21 Enrico Dandolo, Doge of Venice (b. 1107)
  • Jul 13 Hubert Walter, Archbishop of Canterbury and Justicier of England
  • Sep 3 Petrus van Poitiers, French theologist (Sententiarum libri V), dies