Events in History in 1154

  • Apr 23 Damascus surrenders to Sultan Nur ad-Din van Aleppo
  • Dec 4 Adrian IV elected Pope. The only Englishman to become pontiff, Nicholas Breakspear was a member of the family which until recent years brewed beer in Henley-on-Thames, Oxfordshire.

Royal Coronation

Dec 19 King Henry II of England crowned King of England