On This Day

Events in History in 1071

  • Feb 22 Battle of Cassel; Robert I the Frisian defeats Arnulf III/I
  • Apr 16 Bari falls to Robert Guiscard, ending Byzantine rule in Italy
  • Aug 26 Battle of Manzikert: Seljuq Turks led by sultan Alp Arslan beat and capture Byzantine Emperor Romanos IV Diogenes