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What Happened on May 19, 988 AD

Famous Deaths

  • Dunstan, English Archbishop of Canterbury, Abbot of Glastonbury Abbey, illustrator and silversmith (restored monastic life after era of Viking raids), dies at about 79 (canonized 1029)
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About May 19, 988 AD

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 1034 years, 2 months and 18 days
Leap Year: Yes

Star Sign: Taurus