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What Happened on January 5, 1066

Famous Deaths


Person of interestEdward the Confessor

Edward the Confessor, last King of England from the House of Wessex (1042-66), dies at 60-63

King of England Edward the Confessor
King of England
Edward the Confessor

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About January 5, 1066

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 955 years, 1 month and 22 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Capricorn