On This Day

Events in History in 1198

  • Jan 8 Lotario di Segni elected Pope Innocentius III
  • Mar 10 The Giralda minaret designed by architect Ben Ahmad for the Almohad mosque in Seville is completed. Now the Bell Tower for Seville's cathedral
  • Sep 5 Philips of Zwabia, Prince of Hohenstaufen, crowned King of Germany and King of the Romans
  • Dec 26 French bishop Odo van Sully condemns Zottenfeest