955 King Eadred brought Northumbria
permanently under English rule.
1034 Máel Coluim mac Cináeda, King of Scots
died. Donnchad, the son of his daughter Bethóc and Crínán of Dunkeld, inherited
1120 The White Ship sank in
the English Channel, drowning William Adelin, son of Henry I of England.
1177 Baldwin IV of Jerusalem and Raynald of
Chatillon defeated Saladin at the Battle of Montgisard.
tsunami, caused by an earthquake in the Tyrrhenian Sea, devastated Naples
(Italy) and the Maritime Republic of Amalfi.
1491 The siege of Granada, the
last Moorish stronghold in Spain, began.