- May 12 - Richard I of England marries Berengaria of Navarre.
- September 7 - Third Crusade: Battle of Arsuf - Richard I of England defeats Saladin at Arsuf.
- The monks of Glastonbury Abbey announce that they have found the burial sites of King Arthur and his Queen Guinevere.
- The city of Berne was founded by the duke Berthold V of Zähringen
- Shihab al-Din Yahya ibn Habash ibn Amirak Abu 'l-Futuh al-Suhrawardi was executed.