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Historical Events In 1040

Tuesday, 13 November 2018

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

May 21   On this day in history king Henry III gives Utrecht the Groninger currency  

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

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   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   King Duncan I of Scotland died on this day in history.  

Oct 01   In the year 1040 death of alan III, Duke of Brittany (poisoned) (b. 997)  

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