CAIRO – 12 July 2021: On July 12, many important events took place.
Important world events:
1109 - The Crusaders succeed in capturing the port of Tripoli on the Levant coast.
1191 - King of England Richard the Lionheart [Richard I] manages to enter Acre, which was under Muslim control. With this entry, the city fell to the Crusaders.
1921 - The Rif Revolution erupts in Morocco led by Abdel Karim al-Khattabi against the Spanish and French occupations.
1998 - The French national football team wins the World Cup championship held on its land after defeating the world champion, the Brazilian national team, by three goals to nil.