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What Happened on January 8, 871 AD

Historical Events


Victory in battleVictory in Battle

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

King of the Anglo-Saxons and King of Wessex Alfred the Great
King of the Anglo-Saxons and King of Wessex
Alfred the Great

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About January 8, 871 AD

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 1149 years, 4 months and 24 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Capricorn