On This Day

Events in History in 1212

  • Jun 20 French and Spanish crusaders unite against the Almohaden at Toledo
  • Jul 10 The most severe of several early fires of London burns most of the city to the ground
  • Jul 16 Battle of Las Navas de Tolosa [Battle of Al-Uqab]: combined Christian army defeats Almohad Muslim force in a turning point for Muslim power on Iberian peninsula
  • Aug 25 Children's crusade under Nicolas (10) reaches Genoa
  • Sep 25 Emperor Frederik II ends Golden Degree (Bohemia)
  • Sep 26 Golden Bull of Sicily certified hereditary royal title in Bohemia for Přemyslid dynasty
  • Dec 9 Frederick II (later also Holy Roman Emperor) crowned King of Germany in Mainz