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Heads of State

Year of the Fire Snake丁巳(at the beginning of Fire Dragon丙辰)

Syria: 1388/89 ( the year in October )

Events

Politics and World Affairs

Investiture Controversy

  • January 25 to January 28: Henry IV is solved at the castle of Canossa in northern Italy by Pope Gregory VII from excommunication after he has shown his penitence - the " Walk to Canossa ."
  • March 15: choice of Swabia Duke Rudolf of Rheinfelden anti-king Henry IV in Forchheim.
  • Rudolf of Rheinfelden will be crowned on March 26 or April 7 by Siegfried I of Eppstein in Mainz Cathedral.

More Events in Europe

  • Devastation of the city Friesach - a founding archbishops of Salzburg - by the Styrian Margrave Adalbero - the brother of Otakar.
  • After his brother Géza I. the death of Ladislaus will I. King of Hungary.
  • Robert, eldest son of William the Conqueror, a rebellion starts against his father.
  • Salzburg: State Archbishop Gebhard I of Helffenstein built the fortress Hohensalzburg. It consists of the Romanesque, brick palace, the residential tower, which still forms the core part of the castle today. There are also a church and a neighboring building.

Asia

  • Seljuk Turks under Suleiman ibn Kutalmış establish the Sultanate of Rum with Nicaea as its capital.

Nature and Environment

  • Seegfrörne: Lake Constance is completely frozen.

Born

  • Joseph ibn Migasch, Spanish rabbi

Died

  • December 07: Gerald of Ostia, Bishop of Ostia and saint of the Catholic Church
  • December 14: Agnes of Poitou, regent of the Holy Roman Empire from 1056 to 1062 (* 1020)

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