On This Day

What Happened on May 20, 685 AD

Historical Events

  • Battle of Nechtansmere/Dun Nechtain: Picts led by Brude MacBeli beat Northumbrians led by their king Ecgfrith in Scotland

Famous Deaths

  • King Ecgfrith of Northumbria (b. 645)
List of Years

About May 20, 685 AD

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 1337 years and 6 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Taurus