What Happened in 1002

Historical Events

  • Jun 6 German King Henry II the Saint crowned
  • Nov 13 English king Ethelred II (the 'Unready') launches 'St Brice's Day' massacre of Danish settlers

Famous People Born in 1002

  • Jun 21 Pope Leo IX [Bruno, Graf von Egisheim und Dagsburg], Catholic Church's 151st pope (1049-54), born in Egisheim, Alsace, Upper Lorraine, France (d. 1054)

Famous People Who Died in 1002

  • Jan 23 Otto III, German king and emperor (983/996-1002), dies at 21
  • Aug 2 Almanzor [Abu Amir Mohammed ibn Abd allah ibn Mohammed ibn Abi Amir], Arab military leader dies at 64
  • Aug 10 Al-Mansur, Arabic general strategist/regent of Cordoba, dies
  • Oct 15 Otto-Henry, Duke of Burgundy (b. 946)