On This Day

1093 in History

Events in History

  • Apr 8 The new Winchester Cathedral is dedicated by bishop Walkelin in Winchester, England
  • Aug 11 Foundation stone for the new Norman Durham cathedral laid by Bishop William of St. Calais in England

Deaths in History

  • Apr 13 Vsevolod I, Grand Prince of Kiev, dies at 63
  • Aug 29 Hugh I, Duke of Burgundy (b. 1057)
  • Sep 22 Olaf III, King of Norway (1067-93), founder of Bergen, dies at about 43
  • Oct 12 Robrecht de Fries, earl of Flanders (1071-93), dies at about 62
  • Oct 13 Robrecht I, the Fries, Count of Flanders, dies
  • Nov 13 Malcolm III (Canmore, "Big Head") King of Scots, dies in battle at Alnwick, Northumberland. Historical figure Shakespeare's character based on.
  • Nov 17 Margaret, widow of Scottish king Malcolm III, dies