On This Day

What Happened on January 8, 871 AD

Historical Events

Victory in Battle

Battle of Ashdown: Ethelred I of Wessex and his brother Alfred the Great beat invading Danish army

List of Years

About January 8, 871 AD

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 1151 years, 7 months and 4 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Capricorn