Historical Events In 1016
Saturday, 14 December 2019
Apr 23 Aethelbred II "the Unready", king of England (979-1016), dies on this day in history.
Oct 18 In the year 1016 danes defeat Saxons at Battle of Assandun (Ashingdon)
Nov 30 In the year 1016 edmund II, Ironsides, King of Saxons (1016), dies at 27
Nov 30 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 in the year 1016.