On This Day

What Happened in 1075

Historical Events in 1075

  • Jun 9 Battle at Homburg/Unstrut: German King Henry IV beats Saksen
  • Oct 8 Dmitar Zvonimir is crowned king of Croatia.

Famous People Born in 1075

  • Feb 16 Ordericus Vitalis, French monk/historian/poet
  • Mar 18 Abu al-Qasim Mahmud ibn Umar al-Zamakhshari, Muslim scholar of Persian origin, born in Zamakhshar, Khwarezmia (d. 1144)

World Leaders in 1075

Famous People Who Died in 1075

  • Jun 10 Ernest of Austria (b. 1027)
  • Jun 23 Theoduinus, Beiers prince-bishop of Liege, dies
  • Aug 2 John VIII Xiphilinus, theologian/patriarch of Constantinople, dies
  • Dec 4 Archbishop Anno II of Cologne
  • Dec 19 Edith of Wessex, wife of Edward the Confessor of England