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


Aug 15 Macbeth, King of Scots (1040-57), slain in battle by the son of King Duncan at around 52

  • Aug 31 Leofric, count of Mercia, husband of Lady Godiva, dies