On This Day

1076 in History

Events in History


Event of interestEvent of Interest

Jan 24 Synod of Worms: German King Henry IV fires Pope Gregory VII

Holy Roman Emperor Henry IV
Holy Roman Emperor
Henry IV
  • Feb 14 Pope Gregory VII excommunicates Holy Roman Emperor Henry IV (for the 1st time)

Birthdays in History

  • Jun 1 Mstislav I of Kiev (d. 1132)

Deaths in History

  • Feb 26 Godfrey IV "the Hunchback", Duke of Lower Lorraine murdered (or Feb 27)
  • Mar 21 Robert I, Duke of Burgundy (b. 1011)
  • Apr 27 Willem, bishop of Utrecht (1054-76), murderer of earl Floris I, dies
  • Dec 27 Prince Svyatoslav II of Kiev (b. 1027)