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Historical Events In 1040

Friday, 20 September 2019

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

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

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   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 in the year 1040.  

Aug 15   On this day in history death of king Duncan I of Scotland  

Oct 01   Alan III, Duke of Brittany (poisoned) (b. 997) died in the year 1040.  

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