Wednesday, January 21, 2015

History Trivia - Third Crusade initiated

January 21

1189 King Philip Augustus of France, King Henry II of England, King Richard I, and Holy Roman Emperor Frederick I Barbarossa initiated the Third Crusade in response to the victory of Saladin in 1187.

1276 Pierre de Tarantaise, the first Dominican pope, was elected, choosing the name Pope Innocence V.
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