Nov 1, 1095
Call for a CrusadePope Urban II issues a call to arms for the Christians to re-take the Holy Land from Muslim control and aid the Byzantines.
Period: Aug 1, 1096 to Jul 15, 1099
Sep 1, 1096
Massacre of the JewsCrusaders were led by the infamous Count Emicho in a slaughter of Jews. This led to a major conflict between the Jews and the Christians.
May 20, 1097
Attack on NiceaThe capital of Anatolia was taken by the Christians and their Byzantine allies in a display of dominance.
Jun 1, 1098
Victory at AntiochEven with deteriorating alliances between the Christians and Byzantines, their forces were able to achieve victory at the Syrian city of Antioch, a major victory for the Crusaders.
Jun 1, 1099
Seige of Jerusalem beginsHaving arrived at their prize, the Crusaders begin to lay seige to the holy city. While there, the crusaders murdered Jew, Muslims, and even other Christians.
Period: Jun 1, 1099 to Jul 15, 1099
Seige of JerusalemThe seige by the Crusaders of the holy city of Jerusalem was a success, leading to the final victory of the First Crusade.
Jul 15, 1099
End of the First CrusadeCrusaders force the governor of Jerusalem to surrender the city to Christian control.