1042 in history

1042 events chronologically

Jun 8 Edward the Confessor becomes King of England, one of the last Anglo-Saxon kings of England

Died in 1042

Jan 25 Abu al-Qasim Muhammad ibn Abbad the founder and eponym of the Abbadid dynasty; he was the first independent Muslim ruler of Seville in Al-Andalus ,dying in 1042.
Jun 8 Harthacnut King of Denmark from 1035 to 1042 and King of England from 1040 to 1042.
Aug 24 Michael V Kalaphates Byzantine emperor for four months in 1041–1042, the nephew and successor of Michael IV and the adoptive son of his wife, the Empress Zoe. He was popularly called "the Caulker" in accordance with his father's original occupation