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What Happened on August 23, 1059

Historical Events

  • Treaty of Melfi: Pope Nicholas II recognized the Norman conquest of Southern Italy by appointing Norman adventurer Robert Guiscard Duke of Apulia and Calabria and Count of Sicily
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About August 23, 1059

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 962 years, 8 months and 24 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Virgo