On This Day

What Happened in August 1057

Historical Events

  • Aug 2 Frederik van Lotharingen elected as 1st Belgium Pope Stephen IX [X]

Famous Deaths

Person of interestMacbeth

Aug 15 Macbeth, King of Scots, slain in battle by the son of King Duncan

King of Scotland Macbeth
King of Scotland
  • Aug 31 Leofric, count of Mercia/husband of Lady Godiva, dies