|Centuries:||11th century – 12th century – 13th century|
|Decades:||1080s 1090s 1100s – 1110s – 1120s 1130s 1140s|
|Years:||1116 1117 1118 – 1119 – 1120 1121 1122|
- 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.
- August 20 – Battle of Bremule: Henry I of England routs Louis VI.
- September 19 – Severe Earthquake in Gloucestershire & Warwickshire, England.
- Robert Bruce, 1st Lord of Cleveland and Annandale, grants and confirms the church of St. Hilda of Middleburg (Middlesbrough) to Whitby.
- February 2 – Pope Callixtus II succeeds Pope Gelasius II as the 162nd pope.
- Knights Templar Founded by Hugh de Payns.
- Councils of Toulouse and Reims.
- 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.
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