Historical Events In 1040
Saturday, 23 March 2019
Mar 17 Harold Harefoot (Harold I), King of England (1035-40), dies in the year 1040.
May 21 On this day in history king Henry III gives Utrecht the Groninger currency
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 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 In the year 1040 king Duncan I of Scotland