Historical Events For 1170
Friday, 28 April 2017
Nov 13 Albert I of Brandenburg on this day in history.
Nov 18 Albrecht I "Bear", 1st margrave of Brandenburg (1150-70), dies at 70 in the year 1170.
Nov 28 Owain Gwynedd, King of Gwynedd (c. 1100) in the year 1170.
Dec 29 Thomas Becket: Thomas Becket, Archbishop of Canterbury, is assassinated inside Canterbury Cathedral by followers of King Henry II; he subsequently becomes a saint and martyr in the Anglican Church and the Roman Catholic Church on this day in history.
Dec 29 Thomas Beckett, archbishop, assassinated by 4 knights of King Henry II on this day in history.