Category Archives: 1001-1100 CE

Historical Facts from the 11th century.

July 8, 1099

On This Date in TWISTED-HISTORY.com! in 1099 Christian soldiers on the First Crusade march around Jerusalem looking for the tourist section and the red-light district. It did not take long for the Arabic population to build the required stalls to … Continue reading

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June 26, 1096

On This Date in TWISTED-HISTORY.com! in 1096, Peter the Hermit led his crusaders across Sava, Hungary on their way to Jerusalem to return the holy city to the worship of a Christian God. During the journey in Hungary, Peter’s lesser … Continue reading

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November 30, 1016

On This Date in TWISTED-HISTORY.com! in 1016, Edmund Ironside, King of England died while sitting on the toilet in his castle in London, England. Unlike Elvis who died of a heart attack from extreme constipation while sitting on the toilet, … Continue reading

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November 19, 1095

On This Date in TWISTED-HISTORY.com! in 1095 AD, Pope Urban II called the Council of Clermont, which had the purpose of organizing the First Crusade to free Jerusalem and the Holy Lands from the Islam Menace. Pope Urban II told … Continue reading

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October 14, 1066

On This Date in TWISTED-HISTORY.com in 1066, William the Conqueror, and his French army, proved victorious at the Battle of Hastings and conquered England, thereby earning the sobriquet “The Conqueror”. Before the Battle of Hastings he was just known as … Continue reading

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June 12, 1099

On This Date in TWISTED-HISTORY.com! in 1099 AD, Crusade leaders visited the Mount of Olives where they encountered a hermit who urged them to assault Jerusalem because God would be on their side and victory would be assured. The town … Continue reading

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