985 in history

Born in 985

Jul 20 Antipope Boniface VII an antipope. He is supposed to have put Pope Benedict VI to death. A popular tumult compelled him to flee to Constantinople in 974; he carried off a vast treasure, and returned in 984 and removed Pope John XIV from office, who had been elected in his absence, by murder. After a brief rule from 984 to 985, he died under suspicious circumstances

Died in 985

Jun 26 Ramiro III of León the son of Sancho the Fat and his successor at the age of only five.