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1176 ( ) was a MCLXXVI leap year starting on Thursday (link will display the full calendar) of the Julian calendar.
Events [edit ]
January – The Assize of Northampton is enacted in England.
May 22 – The Hashshashin attempt to murder Saladin near Aleppo.
May 29 – Battle of Legnano: Frederick I, Holy Roman Emperor, is defeated by the Lombard League, leading to the pactum Anagninum (the Agreement of Anagni).
September 17 – Battle of Myriokephalon: The Seljuq Turks defeat the Byzantine Emperor Manuel I Komnenos.
Al-Adil I, the Muslim ruler of Egypt, suppresses a revolt by the Christian Copts in the city of Qift, hanging nearly 3,000 of them on the trees around the city.
Raynald of Châtillon is ransomed from prison in Aleppo. Construction begins on a stone-built
London Bridge. The first recorded Welsh
Eisteddfod is held by Rhys ap Gruffydd, at Cardigan.
Unkei completes his Dainichi Nyorai (Enjō-ji) statue, now a National Treasure of Japan.
Sens Cathedral installs an horologe, presumed to be an early form of clock. The
Carthusians are approved as a religious order.
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