On This Day

Historical Events in 1077

Historic Event

Jan 21 German King Henry IV petitions Pope Gregory VII for forgiveness

  • Jan 28 German King Henry IV is absolved by Holy Roman Emperor Pope Gregory VII and invited back to the Church after his penitent Walk to Canossa
  • Apr 3 The first Parliament of Friuli is created
  • Jul 14 Bayeux Tapestry likely first goes on display to decorate the nave during the consecration of Notre-Dame of Bayeux Cathedral, Bayeux, Normandy [1]
  • Oct 30 Holy Roman Emperor Henry IV gives the district of Stavoren to the bishop of Utrecht (Conrad, his former tutor)