Historical Events In 1040
Friday, 20 September 2019
Mar 17 On this day in history harold Harefoot (Harold I), King of England (1035-40), dies
May 21 On this day in history king Henry III gives Utrecht the Groninger currency
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 King Duncan I is killed in battle against his first cousin and rival Macbeth. The latter succeeds him as King of Scotland in the year 1040.
Aug 15 King Duncan I of Scotland in the year 1040.