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1087 in History

Events in History


Event of interestEvent of Interest

May 30 German emperor Henry IV crowns his son Conrad

Holy Roman Emperor Henry IV
Holy Roman Emperor
Henry IV

Birthdays in History

  • Sep 13 John II Komnenos, Emperor of the Byzantine Empire (1118-43), born in Constantinople, Byzantine Empire (d. 1143)

Deaths in History


Person of interestWilliam the Conqueror

Sep 9 William the Conqueror, the first Norman king of England (1066-1087) and Duke of Normandy (1035-1087), dies at about 59

King of England and Duke of Normandy William the Conqueror
King of England and Duke of Normandy
William the Conqueror
  • Sep 16 Victor III, [Dauferio/Desiderius], Italian Pope (1086-87), dies