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What Happened in 1056

Historical Events in 1056

  • Apr 22 Supernova Crab nebula last seen by the naked eye

World Leaders in 1056

Famous People Who Died in 1056

  • Aug 31 Theodora, Byzantine Empress (b. 981)
  • Oct 5 Henry III, Holy Roman Emperor (1046-56), dies at 38