On This Day

What Happened in 1079

Historical Events in 1079

  • Mar 6 Omar ibn Ibrahim al-Chajjam completes Jalali-calendar
  • Mar 16 Iran adopts solar Hijrah calendar
  • Apr 11 Bishop Stanislaus of Krakow is executed by order of Bolesław II of Poland

Famous People Born in 1079

  • Aug 8 Emperor Horikawa of Japan (d. 1107)

World Leaders in 1079

Famous People Who Died in 1079

  • May 9 Stanislaus, Polish bishop of Kraków, murdered at 48