Historical Events For 1156
Thursday, 23 March 2017
Jan 20 In the year 1156 according to legend, freeholder Lalli slays English crusader Bishop Henry with an axe on the ice of lake Köyliönjärvi in Finland.
Jan 20 Bishop Henry, patron saint of Finland on this day in history.
Jan 30 On this day in history herman van Horn, bishop of Utrecht (1151/52-56), dies
May 28 Battle at Brindisi King Willem of Sicily beats Byzantine fleet on this day in history.
May 28 In the year 1156 battle at Brindisi: King Willem of Sicily beats Byzantine fleet
Jul 11 In the year 1156 siege of Shirakawa-den in Japan.
Sep 08 In the year 1156 henry II Jasormigott leaves Bavaria
Sep 17 On this day in history markgraafschap Austria becomes a temple (Privilegium minus)
Dec 25 Peter Venerabilis, Fr theologist/9th abbot of Cluny, dies at about 61 in the year 1156.