On This Day

1057 in History

Events in History

  • Aug 2 Frederik van Lotharingen elected as 1st Belgium Pope Stephen IX [X]

Deaths in History

  • Jul 28 Victor II [Gebhard], Pope (1055-57), dies

Person of interestMacbeth

Aug 15 Macbeth, King of Scots, slain in battle by the son of King Duncan

King of Scotland Macbeth
King of Scotland
  • Aug 31 Leofric, count of Mercia/husband of Lady Godiva, dies