On This Day

1081 in History

Events in History

  • Apr 4 Alexius I Comnenus occupies Byzantine throne
  • Oct 18 Battle of Dyrrhachium: Southern Italian Normans under Robert Guiscard defeat Byzantine Empire

Birthdays in History

  • Jan 8 Henry V, Roman German king/emperor (1098/1111-25)
  • Dec 1 Louis VI of France (d. 1137)