Events in History in 1194

Event of Interest

Feb 4 100,000 ransom is paid for Richard I, King of England

  • May 2 King Richard I of England gives Portsmouth its first Royal Charter
  • Jun 10 Major fire at Chartres Cathedral, France, leads to it rebuilt as the high point of French Gothic style
  • Jun 29 Sverre [Sigurdsson] is crowned King of Norway after years of dispute
  • Nov 20 Palermo, Sicily, is conquered by Holy Roman Emperor Henry VI
  • Dec 25 Holy Roman Emperor Henry VI crowned King of Sicily in Palermo Cathedral