historical events


Vikings begin their attacks on England

789 AD

Viking settlers found the city of Dublin in Ireland

840 AD

Rus Vikings attack Constantinople (Istanbul)

860 AD

Danish Vikings establish a kingdom in York, England

866 AD

Harald I gains control of Norway.

872 AD

The Vikings raid along the Mediterranean coast.

900 AD

Olav I conquers Norway and proclaims it a Christian kingdom

995 AD

Christianity reaches Greenland and Iceland.

1000 AD

Olav I dies; Norway is ruled by the Danes.

1000 AD

Olav II regains Norway from the Danes.

1016 AD