|Centuries:||11th century - 12th century - 13th century|
|Decades:|| 1140s 1150s 1160s - 1170s - 1180s 1190s 1200s
|Years:||1167 1168 1169 - 1170 - 1171 1172 1173|
|1170 by topic|
|State leaders – Sovereign states|
|Birth and death categories|
|Category: Establishments – Disestablishments|
|Births – Deaths – Works|
|Art and literature|
|1170 in poetry|
|Gregorian calendar||1170 |
|Ab urbe condita||1923|
|Armenian calendar||619 |
|Bahá'í calendar||-674 – -673|
|Coptic calendar||886 – 887|
|Ethiopian calendar||1162 – 1163|
|Hebrew calendar||4930 – 4931|
|- Vikram Samvat||1225 – 1226|
|- Shaka Samvat||1092 – 1093|
|- Kali Yuga||4271 – 4272|
|Iranian calendar||548 – 549|
|Islamic calendar||565 – 566|
|- Imperial Year||Kōki 1830|
|Thai solar calendar||1713|
Events[edit | edit source]
- Henry II wishes aloud that Thomas Becket be destroyed.
- December 29 — Assassination of Thomas Becket, Archbishop of Canterbury, in Canterbury cathedral.
- City of Dublin captured by the Normans.
- According to folklore, the Welsh prince Madoc sailes to North America and founds a colony.
- Estimation: Fes in the Almohad Empire becomes the largest city of the world, taking the lead from Constantinople, capital of the Byzantine Empire.
- Danes make an attack against Estonia.
- The palace guards massacres the civil officials at Korean court and place a new king on the throne. The coup leaders scrap the privileges that have kept the aristocrats in power and appoint themselves to top posts.
Births[edit | edit source]
- Eustace the Monk, French pirate (d. 1217).
- Isabelle of Hainaut, queen of Philip II of France (d. 1190).
- Saint Dominic, founder of the Dominicans (d. 1221).
- Valdemar II of Denmark (d. 1241).
Deaths[edit | edit source]
- January 22 — Wang Chongyang, Chinese Daoist and co-founder of the Quanzhen School (born 1113)
- November 18 — Albert I of Brandenburg (b. c. 1100)
- November 28 — Owain Gwynedd, King of Gwynedd (b. c. 1100)
- December 29 — Thomas Becket, Archbishop of Canterbury (assassinated) (b. c. 1118)
- Al-Mustanjid, Abbasid Caliph in Baghdad
- Ruben II of Armenia (b. 1160)
- Mstislav II of Kiev
- Eliezer ben Nathan, Jewish poet and writer (b. 1090)
- Eudes, co-ruler of the duchy of Brittany
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