Historical Events In 1016
Saturday, 23 March 2019
Apr 23 On this day in history aethelbred II "the Unready", king of England (979-1016), dies
Oct 18 Danes defeat Saxons at Battle of Assandun (Ashingdon) on this day in history.
Nov 30 Edmund II, Ironsides, King of Saxons (1016), dies at 27 on this day in history.
Nov 30 On this day in history england's Ethelred II dies at age 48 after a 38-year reign and is succeeded by his son Edmund Ironside, who is chosen king by Londoners, while Canute is chosen by the witan at Southampton