Historical Events In 1016
Thursday, 17 June 2021
Apr 23 Aethelbred II "the Unready", king of England (979-1016), dies on this day in history.
Oct 18 On this day in history danes defeat Saxons at Battle of Assandun (Ashingdon)
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