July 965 in history

Born in July 965

Jul 1 Alhazen an Arab, Muslim, scientist, polymath, mathematician, astronomer and philosopher who made significant contributions to the principles of optics, astronomy, mathematics, meteorology, visual perception and the scientific method.

Died in July 965

Jul 4 Pope Benedict V Pope from 22 May to 23 June 964, in opposition to Pope Leo VIII. He was overthrown by emperor Otto His pontificate occurred at the end of a period known as the Saeculum obscurum