On This Day

What Happened in September 1087

Famous Birthdays

  • Sep 13 John II Komnenos, Emperor of the Byzantine Empire (1118-43), born in Constantinople, Byzantine Empire (d. 1143)

Famous Deaths


Person of interestWilliam the Conqueror

Sep 9 William the Conqueror, the first Norman king of England (1066-1087) and Duke of Normandy (1035-1087), dies at about 59

King of England and Duke of Normandy William the Conqueror
King of England and Duke of Normandy
William the Conqueror
  • Sep 16 Victor III, [Dauferio/Desiderius], Italian Pope (1086-87), dies