On This Day

What Happened in 999 AD

Historical Events in 999 AD

  • Apr 2 Gerbert of Aurillac elected as 1st French Pope
  • Dec 25 Heribertus becomes bishop of Cologne

Famous People Who Died in 999 AD

  • Feb 7 Boleslaus II of Bohemia
  • Feb 18 Gregory V, [Bruno] 1st German Pope, dies
  • Dec 16 Saint Adelaide, Holy Roman Empress, wife of Emperor Otto I and regent to Otto II, dies at about 68