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Historical Events In 1040

Saturday, 04 April 2020

Mar 17   Harold Harefoot (Harold I), King of England (1035-40), dies on this day in history.  

May 21   King Henry III gives Utrecht the Groninger currency in the year 1040.  

Jul 10   In the year 1040 lady Godiva rides naked on horseback to force her husband, the Earl of Mercia, to lower taxes  

Aug 15   In the year 1040 king Duncan I is killed in battle against his first cousin and rival Macbeth. The latter succeeds him as King of Scotland.  

Aug 15   King Duncan I of Scotland in the year 1040.  

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Famous Birthdays In 1040

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Feb 22   Rashi, French rabbi (d. 1105) was born in the year 1040.  

Jun 27   King Ladislaus I of Hungary (d. 1095) was born in the year 1040.  

Famous Deaths In 1040

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Mar 17   Harold Harefoot (Harold I), King of England (1035-40), dies on this day in history.  

Aug 15   On this day in history death of king Duncan I of Scotland  

Oct 01   Alan III, Duke of Brittany (poisoned) (b. 997) died on this day in history.  

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