This Day, June 10, In Jewish History by Mitchell A. Levin

JUNE 10 1190: During the Third Crusade Frederick I Barbarossa drowns in the Saleph River while leading an army to Jerusalem. The German emperor was one of three monarchs leading the crusade. The other two were Phillip Augustus of France and Richard the Lionhearted of England. From the Jewish point of view, the untimely drowning was a great loss. Tovább »