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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  

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Famous Birthdays In 1040

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Feb 22   Rashi, French rabbi (d. 1105) was born on this day in history.  

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 on this day in history.  

Aug 15   In the year 1040 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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