1002 in history

1002 events chronologically

Nov 13 English king Æthelred II orders the killing of all Danes in England, known today as the St. Brice's Day massacre

Born in 1002

Apr 30 Eckard I Margrave of Meissen Margrave of Meissen from 985 until his death, the first margrave of the Ekkehardinger family that dominated Meissen until the extinction of the line in 1046.
Jun 21 Pope Leo IX Pope from 12 February 1049 to his death in 1054. He was a German aristocrat and a powerful secular ruler of central Italy while holding the papacy. He is regarded as a saint by the Roman Catholic Church, his feast day celebrated on 19 April

Died in 1002

Jan 23 Otto III Holy Roman Emperor Holy Roman Emperor from 996 until his early death in 1002. A member of the Ottonian dynasty, Otto III was the only son of the Emperor Otto II and his wife Theophanu
Aug 8 Almanzor the de facto ruler of Muslim Iberia in the late 10th to early 11th centuries. His rule marked the peak of power for al-Andalus