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What Happened on December 25, 1066

Historical Events


Declaration of WarNorman Invasion of England

William the Conqueror is crowned King of England at Westminster Abbey, completing the Norman conquest of England

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William the Conqueror and his army land at Pevensey as depicted in the Bayeux Tapestry
William the Conqueror and his army land at Pevensey as depicted in the Bayeux Tapestry
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About December 25, 1066

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 954 years, 2 months and 3 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Capricorn