. 1120 – The White Ship sinks in the English Channel, drowning William Adelin, son of Henry I of England.
. 1177 – Baldwin IV of Jerusalem and Raynald of Chatillon defeat Saladin at the Battle of Montgisard.
. 1343 – A tsunami, caused by the earthquake in the Tyrrhenian Sea, devastates Naples (Italy) and the Maritime Republic of Amalfi, among other places.
. 1491 – The siege of Granada, the last Moorish stronghold in Spain, begins.

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