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What Happened on August 10, 991 AD

Historical Events

  • Battle of Maldon: English, led by Bryhtnoth, confront a band of inland-raiding Vikings near Maldon in Essex. The English are defeated and the story is immortalised in a well-known poem.
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About August 10, 991 AD

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 1029 years, 8 months and 24 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Leo