|Centuries:||11th century – 12th century – 13th century|
|Decades:||1160s 1170s 1180s – 1190s – 1200s 1210s 1220s|
|Years:||1188 1189 1190 – 1191 – 1192 1193 1194|
- May 12 – Richard I of England marries Berengaria of Navarre.
- September 7 – Third Crusade: Battle of Arsuf – Richard I of England fights against Saladin at Arsuf. Result of battle is inconclusive.
- The monks of Glastonbury Abbey announce that they have found the burial sites of King Arthur and his Queen Guinevere.
- The city of Berne was founded by the duke Berthold V of Zähringen
This is the year the popular game for Xbox 360, Assassin's Creed, is set.