|Centuries:||11th century – 12th century – 13th century|
|Decades:||1150s 1160s 1170s – 1180s – 1190s 1200s 1210s|
|Years:||1186 1187 1188 – 1189 – 1190 1191 1192|
- January 21 – Philip II of France and Richard I of England begin to assemble troops to wage the Third Crusade
- September 3– Richard I of England is crowned as king of England.
- August 29– Ban Kulin wrote "The Charter of Kulin", which become a symbolic "birth certificate" of Bosnian statehood
- This year was fixed as the start of time immemorial in English law in 1276.
- Beginning of the Siege of Acre.
- The Crusader castles of Montreal and Kerak are captured by Saladin.