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What Happened on August 1, 1086

Historical Events


Declaration of WarNorman Invasion of England

Results of the Domesday inquiry presented to William the Conqueror in Salisbury (the date of compilation and the Great Domesday are historically contestable)
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William the Conquerer and his army land at Pevensey as depicted in the Bayeux Tapestry
William the Conquerer and his army land at Pevensey as depicted in the Bayeux Tapestry

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About August 1, 1086

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 933 years, 10 months and 2 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Leo