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Historical Events In 1040

Monday, 21 June 2021

Mar 17   Harold Harefoot (Harold I), King of England (1035-40), dies in the year 1040.  

May 21   King Henry III gives Utrecht the Groninger currency on this day in history.  

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   On this day in history king Duncan I of Scotland  

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Famous Birthdays In 1040

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Feb 22   On this day in history birth of rashi, French rabbi (d. 1105)  

Jun 27   On this day in history birth of king Ladislaus I of Hungary (d. 1095)  

Famous Deaths In 1040

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Mar 17   In the year 1040 harold Harefoot (Harold I), King of England (1035-40), dies  

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

Oct 01   Alan III, Duke of Brittany (poisoned) (b. 997) died in the year 1040.  

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