Historical Events For 1170
Saturday, 16 December 2017
Nov 13 In the year 1170 albert I of Brandenburg
Nov 18 Albrecht I "Bear", 1st margrave of Brandenburg (1150-70), dies at 70 on this day in history.
Nov 28 On this day in history owain Gwynedd, King of Gwynedd (c. 1100)
Dec 29 In the year 1170 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.
Dec 29 Thomas Beckett, archbishop, assassinated by 4 knights of King Henry II on this day in history.