On This Day

Start of Ăžorri 770 – Saxons destroy the church at Deventer, Frisia.
1002 – Death of Otto III. 1045 – Marriage of Edward the Confessor and Edith…
The Yule Lads have left! 793 – Raid on Lindisfarne 1066 – Coronation of Harold…
800 – Coronation Charlemagne 855 – Corondation Edmund the Martyr 875 – Coronation Charles the…
Arrival of Giljagau, the second Yule Lad! 862 – Marriage of Baldwin I and Judith…
Feast of Lebuinus. 1035 – Death of Cnut the Great 1035 – Coronation of Harald…
GormánuĂ°r – start of the winter season 886 – End of the Siege of Paris
778 – Battle of Roncevaux Pass 946 – Coronation of Eadred I 1038 – Death…
939 – Battle of Trans-la-ForĂŞt 984 – Death of bishop Æthelwold.
1017 – Marriage of Cnut the Great and Emma of Normandy 1086 – Olaf Hunger…
796 – Death of Offa of Mercia 1030 – Battle of Stiklestad
1077 – Bayeux tapestry on display for first time in Bayeux Cathedral.
1086 – Murder of Cnut the Holy. 1103 – Death of Erik I of Denmark.
810, Death of Pepin, son of Charlemagne. 975, Death of Edgar the Peaceable.
987 – Coronation of Hugh Capet. 1035 – William the Conqueror becomes Duke of Normandy.
866 – Battle of Brissarthe 936 – Death of Henry the Fowler
885 – Murder of Gudfred, Duke of Frisia. 1040 – Coronation of Harthacnut III as…
843 – Viking Raid on Nantes 888 – Odo I defeats the Vikings
923 – Death of Robert I, King of the Franks. 960 – Death of St…
823 – Birth of Charles the Bald 839 – Birth of Charles the Fat
900 – Coronation of Edward the Elder 1042 – Death of Harthacnut