On This Day

1085 in History

Events in History

  • May 25 Alfonso VI of León and Castile captures Toledo
  • Oct 8 San Marcos ministry in Venice initiated

Deaths in History

  • Apr 1 Emperor Shenzong of China, 6th emperor of the Song dynasty in China, dies at 36
  • May 6 King Alfonso VI, of Leon conquered Toledo, dies
  • May 25 Gregory VII, [Ildebrando], Pope (1073-85), dies
  • Jul 15 Robert Guiscard, Duke of Apulia & Calabria, dies at 70
  • Sep 4 Irmgarde van Keulen, German countress of Aspel/saint, dies