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Historical Events In 1040

Monday, 27 January 2020

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

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

Jul 10   Lady Godiva rides naked on horseback to force her husband, the Earl of Mercia, to lower taxes on this day in history.  

Aug 15   On this day in history 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   In the year 1040 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   Harold Harefoot (Harold I), King of England (1035-40), dies in the year 1040.  

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

Oct 01   On this day in history death of alan III, Duke of Brittany (poisoned) (b. 997)  

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