Historical Events In 1170
Friday, 17 January 2020
Nov 13 On this day in history albert I of Brandenburg
Nov 18 Albrecht I "Bear", 1st margrave of Brandenburg (1150-70), dies at 70 in the year 1170.
Nov 28 In the year 1170 owain Gwynedd, King of Gwynedd (c. 1100)
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 in the year 1170.
Dec 29 Thomas Beckett, archbishop, assassinated by 4 knights of King Henry II in the year 1170.