Historical Events For 1146
Friday, 20 January 2017
Mar 31 Bernard of Clairvaux preaches his famous sermon in a field at Vézelay, urging the necessity of a Second Crusade. Louis VII is present, and joins the Crusade in the year 1146.
Aug 30 European leaders outlaw crossbow intending to ending war for all time on this day in history.
Sep 14 Imad ad-Din Zengi, gov of Basra, murdered in the year 1146.