Historical Events In 1040
Wednesday, 23 January 2019
Mar 17 On this day in history harold Harefoot (Harold I), King of England (1035-40), dies
May 21 King Henry III gives Utrecht the Groninger currency on this day in history.
Jul 10 Lady Godiva rides naked on horseback to force her husband, the Earl of Mercia, to lower taxes in the year 1040.
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 In the year 1040 king Duncan I of Scotland