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1040 Historical Event(s)
- August 15, 1040 – King Duncan I is killed in battle against his first cousin and rival Macbeth. The latter succeeds him as King of Scotland.
Who Were Born On 1040?
- February 22, 1040 – Rashi, French rabbi (d. 1105)
- June 27, 1040 – King Ladislaus I of Hungary (d. 1095)