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Historical Events In 1040

Monday, 18 November 2019

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

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

Jul 10   In the year 1040 lady Godiva rides naked on horseback to force her husband, the Earl of Mercia, to lower taxes  

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   On this day in history 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   In the year 1040 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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