211 Publius Septimius Geta, co-emperor of Rome, was murdered.
1075 Edith of Wessex, wife of Edward
the Confessor of England, died.
1154 Henry II of England was crowned at
1187 Clement III became Pope. The fall of Jerusalem to
Saladin in the Third Crusade occurred during his pontificate.
1551 The Dutch west coast was hit by a hurricane.