Historical Events For 1066
Sunday, 11 December 2016
Jan 05 Edward de Belijder, the Confessor, king of England (1043-66), dies on this day in history.
Jan 06 On this day in history king Harald of England crowned
Feb 28 Westminster Abbey opens in the year 1066.
Mar 23 18th recorded perihelion passage of Halley's Comet on this day in history.
Sep 20 Battle at Fulford: King of Norway, Harald III Hardrada defeats British militia on this day in history.
Sep 25 Harald III Hardrada, King of Norway (1047-66), dies in battle at 51 in the year 1066.
Sep 25 The Battle of Stamford Bridge marks the end of the Anglo-Saxon era on this day in history.
Sep 27 William the Conqueror troops set sail for England in the year 1066.
Sep 28 William the Conqueror has landed at Pevensey in the year 1066.
Sep 28 William the Conqueror invade England landing at Pevensey Bay, Sussex on this day in history.
Oct 14 Battle of Hastings on this day in history.
Oct 14 In the year 1066 battle of Hastings, in which William the Conqueror wins England
Oct 14 On this day in history harold II, King of England (1066), dies
Oct 14 In the year 1066 the Battle of Hastings seals the Norman conquest of England by Norsemen under William, 39, duke of Normandy, who will be called William the Conqueror and will rule England as William I until his death in 1087
Dec 25 On this day in history harold II is killed in the Battle of Hastings, and William is crowned December 25
Dec 25 On this day in history william the Conqueror's coronation, held at Westminster Abbey
Dec 25 William the Conqueror, crowned king of England on this day in history.