What Happened on September 9, 1000

Historical Events

Battle of Svolder

Battle of Svolder, Baltic Sea: King Olaf on board the Long Serpent defeated in one of the greatest naval battles of the Viking Age. He leaps to his death overboard.

Famous Deaths

  • Olaf Tryggvason, King Olaf I of Norway (995-1000), dies after leaping overboard during Battle of Svolder
List of Years

About September 9, 1000

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 1022 years, 6 months and 21 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Virgo