1066 in History
January 6 King Harald of England crowned
February 28 Westminster Abbey opens
March 23 18th recorded perihelion passage of Halley's Comet
September 21 Battle at Fulford: Norway king Harald III Hardrada beats British militia
September 25 Battle of Stampford Bridge King Harold Godwinson II of England, beaten by his brother King Harold Hardrada of Norway
September 28 William the Conqueror troops sail to England
September 29 William the Conqueror invade England
October 14 Battle of Hastings, in which William the Conqueror wins England
December 25 William the Conqueror, crowned king of England