On This Day

What Happened in 1055

Historical Events

  • Jan 11 Theodora is crowned Empress of the Byzantine Empire.
  • Apr 13 Bishop Gebhard van Eichstattt named Pope Victor II
  • Dec 19 Seldjuken under Toghril Beg occupy Baghdad

Famous People Who Died in 1055

  • Jan 11 Constantine IX Monomachos, emperor of Byzantium, dies
  • May 26 Margrave Adalbert of Austria