Today in History for Year 1191
Events 1 - 6 of 6
Apr 14th - 85-year old Giacinto Bobo becomes Pope Coelestinus III
Jun 8th - Richard I arrives in Acre thus beginning his crusade.
Jul 12th - Richard Coeur de Lion & Crusaders defeat Saracens in Palestine
Jul 12th - Saladin's garrison surrenders, ending the two-year siege of Acre. Conrad of Montferrat, who has negotiated the surrender, raises the banners of the Kingdom of Jerusalem and of the Third Crusade leaders Richard I of England, Philip II of France, and Leopold V of Austria on the city's walls and towers.
Aug 20th - Crusader King Richard I kills 3,000 muslim prisoners in Akko
Sep 7th - Third Crusade: Battle of Arsuf - Richard I of England defeats Saladin at Arsuf.
Birthdays 1 - 1 of 1
Feb 8th - Yaroslav II of Russia (d. 1246)
Weddings 1 - 1 of 1
May 12th - Richard I of England marries Berengaria of Navarre.
Deaths 1 - 5 of 5
Jan 20th - Frederick VI, Duke of Swabia (b. 1167)
Mar 3rd - Saladin [Salah ad-Din]) Yusuf, sultan of Egypt/Syria, dies at 52
Mar 20th - Clement III, [Paolo Scolari], Pope (1187-91, 3rd crusades), dies
Jun 1st - Philips van de Elzas, count of Vlanderen, dies
Aug 13th - Philips van Heinsberg, archbishop of Cologne, dies