What Happened on August 14, 1040

Historical Events

Battle of Bothnagowan

King Duncan I of Scotland killed in battle against his first cousin and rival Macbeth (not murdered in his sleep as in Shakespeare's play). The latter does succeed him as King.

Famous Deaths

  • King Duncan I of Scotland, killed in battle at ca. 39 years
List of Years

About August 14, 1040

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 983 years, 1 month and 18 days
Leap Year: Yes

Star Sign: Leo