Calendar overview 1173
Pisa the construction of a start Campanile ,
the later the Leaning Tower of Pisa .
|1173 in other calendars|
|Armenian calendar||621/622 (turn of the year July)|
|Buddhist calendar||1716/17 (southern Buddhism); 1715/16 (alternative calculation according to Buddhas Parinirvana )|
|Chinese calendar||64th (65th) cycle|
|Chula Sakarat (Siam, Myanmar) / Dai calendar (Vietnam)||535/536 (turn of the year April)|
|Islamic calendar||568/569 (August 11-12)|
|Jewish calendar||4933/34 (9/10 September)|
|Seleucid era||Babylon: 1483/84 (turn of the year April)
Syria: 1484/85 (turn of the year October)
|Vikram Sambat (Nepalese Calendar)||1229/30 (turn of the year April)|
Politics and world events
- October 17 : In the Battle of Fornham in the Kingdom of England , troops loyal to the king of Henry II, led by Richard de Luci, win against a rebel army led by Robert de Beaumont, 3rd Earl of Leicester and Lord High Steward .
Holy Roman Empire
- Soběslav II becomes Duke of Bohemia .
- After the death of Engelbert III. the rich county of Kraiburg-Marquartstein falls to his brother Rapoto I. von Ortenburg .
First documentary mentions
- Erlinsbach , Gontenschwil , Kienberg , Meisterschwanden , Rupperswil , Sachseln , Schenkon , Sisikon , Steinhausen , Teufenthal , Topoltschan , Uttenweiler and Zetzwil are first mentioned in a document
- August 9 : The foundation stone is laid next to the Pisa Cathedral for the construction of a campanile , which today is known as the Leaning Tower of Pisa because of its inclination . The architect is probably Bonanno Pisano .
- Under the just returned from a pilgrimage in the Holy Land returned Henry the Lion , the construction of begins Brunswick Cathedral .
- A violent earthquake shakes Denmark .
- According to the annals of Pöhlde , snow will fall until mid-May, after which the country will suffer from an extraordinary drought. This applies to large parts of Central Europe, at least to what is now Germany and France. (Magdeburg Annals)
- A cough fever rages particularly badly in winter. Magdeburg Annalen: “Dying began around December 1st. ... "(Further source: Kölner Königschronik )
- Llywelyn ab Iorwerth , Prince of Gwynedd in North Wales († 1240 )
- Shinran , person of Japanese Buddhism († 1263 )
- Throphu Tshälthrim Sherab , person of Tibetan Buddhism († 1225 )
Date of death secured
- January 5 : . Bolesław IV , Duke of Mazovia and Poland (* 1120 / 21 )
- March 16 : Richard von St. Viktor , French Augustinian canon and theologian (* around 1110 )
- July 25th : Matthew of Alsace , Count of Boulogne (* around 1137 )
- August 9 : Nadschmuddin Ayyub , Kurdish politician
- October 6th : Engelbert III. , Margrave of Istria and Count of Kraiburg-Marquartsstein (* before 1124)
Exact date of death unknown
- Euphrosyne von Polatsk , patron saint of the Belarusians (* around 1110 )
- Guillem Ramon II. De Montcada , Catalan nobleman (* around 1090 )
- Hugo VIII , lord of Lusignan and crusader (* around 1106 )
- Nerses IV. Schnorhali , Catholicos of the Armenian Apostolic Church (* 1102 )
- Philipp von Katzenelnbogen , Bishop of Osnabrück
- Raimbaut d'Aurenga , Provencal trobador and poet (* around 1144 )
- Roger de Clare , Anglo-Norman nobleman
- Wilmar , Bishop of Brandenburg (* before 1133)
Died around 1173
- Benjamin von Tudela , Jewish merchant and world traveler
- Cristian Kuß: Yearbook of memorable natural events in the duchies of Schleswig and Holstein from the eleventh to the seventeenth century, page 8 (Altona 1825)