1176 was a leap year.
|Centuries:||11th century – 12th century – 13th century|
|Decades:||1140s 1150s 1160s – 1170s – 1180s 1190s 1200s|
|Years:||1173 1174 1175 – 1176 – 1177 1178 1179|
Events[change | change source]
- January — Assize of Northampton.
- May 22 — Murder tried but failed by the Hashshashin on Saladin near Aleppo.
- Raynald of Chatillon released from prison in Aleppo.
- May 29 — Frederick Barbarossa is beaten.
- September 17 — Seljuk Turks beats Manuel I Comnenus at the Battle of Myriokephalon.
- Cathedral of Sens makes the first "clock".
- Construction begins on the London Bridge.
- Aberdeen becomes a royal burgh.
- The first recorded Welsh Eisteddfod is held by Rhys ap Gruffydd at Cardigan.
Births[change | change source]
- Henry de Bohun, 1st Earl of Hereford (d. 1220)
- Leopold VI of Austria (d. 1230)
- William de Longespee, 3rd Earl of Salisbury (around date; d. 1226)
- Saint Sava, Serbian prince and archbishop (d. 1235)
- Subutai, Mongol general, tried to bring together the Mongolia
Deaths[change | change source]
- April 20 — Richard de Clare, 2nd Earl of Pembroke, English soldier (b. 1130)
- May 13 — Matthias I, Duke of Lorraine (b. 1119)
- August 23 — Emperor Rokujo- of Japan (b. 1164)
- October 25 — William d'Aubigny, 1st Earl of Arundel, English politician (b. c. 1109)
- Rosamund Clifford, mistress of Henry II of England (b. 1150)
- Saint Galdino, Italian archdeacon