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Millennium: 2nd millennium
Centuries: 11th century12th century13th century
Decades: 1160s  1170s  1180s  – 1190s –  1200s  1210s  1220s
Years: 1193 1194 119511961197 1198 1199
1196 in various calendars
Gregorian calendar 1196
MCXCVI
Ab urbe condita 1949
Armenian calendar 645
ԹՎ ՈԽԵ
Assyrian calendar 5946
Balinese saka calendar 1117–1118
Bengali calendar 603
Berber calendar 2146
English Regnal year Ric. 1 – 8 Ric. 1
Buddhist calendar 1740
Burmese calendar 558
Byzantine calendar 6704–6705
Chinese calendar 乙卯年 (Wood Rabbit)
3892 or 3832
    — to —
丙辰年 (Fire Dragon)
3893 or 3833
Coptic calendar 912–913
Discordian calendar 2362
Ethiopian calendar 1188–1189
Hebrew calendar 4956–4957
Hindu calendars
 - Vikram Samvat 1252–1253
 - Shaka Samvat 1117–1118
 - Kali Yuga 4296–4297
Holocene calendar 11196
Igbo calendar 196–197
Iranian calendar 574–575
Islamic calendar 592–593
Japanese calendar Kenkyū 7
(建久7年)
Javanese calendar 1103–1104
Julian calendar 1196
MCXCVI
Korean calendar 3529
Minguo calendar 716 before ROC
民前716年
Nanakshahi calendar −272
Seleucid era 1507/1508 AG
Thai solar calendar 1738–1739
Tibetan calendar 阴木兔年
(female Wood-Rabbit)
1322 or 941 or 169
    — to —
阳火龙年
(male Fire-Dragon)
1323 or 942 or 170

1196 (MCXCVI) was a leap year starting on Monday of the Julian calendar, the 1196th year of the Common Era (CE) and Anno Domini (AD) designations, the 196th year of the 2nd millennium, the 96th year of the 12th century, and the 7th year of the 1190s decade.

Events

  • Spring, London, popular uprising of the poor against the rich led by William Fitz Osbern.
  • According to a popular legend, Prince Madog of Gwynedd reached North America in what is present-day Alabama.
  • Stefan Prvovencani becomes Grand Župan of Serbia
  • Creation of water boards in the region of present-day Netherlands, thereby being one of the oldest democratic entities still in existence in the world today.

Births

  • January 3 — Emperor Tsuchimikado of Japan (d. 1231)
  • Alice of Champagne, daughter of Henry II of Champagne and regent of Jerusalem (d. 1246)

Deaths

  • August 15 — Conrad II, Duke of Swabia (b. 1173)
  • King Alfonso II of Aragon (b. 1152)
  • Ivan Asen I of Bulgaria
  • William Fitz Osbern
  • Vsevolod Svyatoslavich, Prince of Trubchevsk and Kursk

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