On This Day

What Happened on August 2, 1100

Historical Events

  • King William II of England (William Rufus) is killed by an arrow shot by Sir Walter Tyrell while hunting in the New Forest

Famous Deaths

  • William II [Rufus], king of England, shot in New Forest at 44
List of Years

About August 2, 1100

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 920 years, 2 months and 18 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Leo