Historical Events for Year 1189
Events 1 - 6 of 6
Feb 6th - Riots in Lynn, Norfolk (England) spread to Norwich
May 11th - Holy Roman Emperor Frederick I Barbarossa & 100,000 crusaders depart Regensburg for the Third Crusade
Jul 6th - Richard the Lionheart is crowned King of England.
Aug 28th - Third Crusade: the Crusaders begin the Siege of Acre under Guy of Lusignan
Sep 3rd - Richard the Lionheart is crowned in Westminster. 30 Jews are massacred after the coronation - Richard ordered the perpetrators be executed.
Oct 1st - Gerard de Ridefort, grandmaster of the Knights Templar since 1184, is killed in the Siege of Acre.