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Millennium: 2nd millennium
Centuries: 11th century12th century13th century
Decades: 1080s  1090s  1100s  – 1110s –  1120s  1130s  1140s
Years: 1116 1117 111811191120 1121 1122

Year 1119 (MCXIX) was a common year starting on Wednesday (link will display the full calendar) of the Julian calendar.

Events

By area

Asia

  • June 28 – Battle of Ager Sanguinis: Ilghazi, the ruler of Aleppo, wipes out a Crusader army from the Principality of Antioch.
  • August 14 – Battle of Hab: Baldwin II of Jerusalem's Crusaders defeat Ilghazi's army, saving Antioch.

Europe

By topic

Religion

Technology

  • In his Pingzhou Table Talks published in this year, the Song Dynasty Chinese writer Zhu Yu writes of the earliest known use of separate hull compartments in ships.
  • Zhu Yu's book is the first to report the use of a magnetic compass for navigation at sea, although the first actual description of the magnetic compass is by another Chinese writer Shen Kuo in his Dream Pool Essays published in 1088.


Births

  • July 7 – Emperor Sutoku of Japan (d. 1164)
  • Matthias I, Duke of Lorraine (d. 1176)

Deaths

  • January 24Pope Gelasius II
  • July 17 – Baldwin VII of Flanders
  • Alan IV, Duke of Brittany
  • Roger of Salerno, regent of Antioch
  • Henry de Beaumont, 1st Earl of Warwick

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