1070s

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Millennium: 2nd millennium
Centuries: 10th century11th century12th century
Decades: 1040s 1050s 1060s1070s1080s 1090s 1100s
Years: 1070 1071 1072 1073 1074 1075 1076 1077 1078 1079
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This is a list of events occurring in the 1070s, ordered by year.

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  • The Song Dynasty Chinese polymath scientist and statesman Shen Kuo is appointed as the head official for the Bureau of Astronomy, where he begins his groundbreaking work with the colleague Wei Pu on accurately plotting the orbital paths of the stars, planets, and moon three times a night for a continuum of five years.
  • Shen Kuo is sent to supervise Chancellor Wang Anshi's program of surveying the building of silt deposits in the Bian Canal outside the capital city of Kaifeng. Using an original technique, Shen successfully dredges the canal and demonstrates the formidable value of the silt gathered as a fertilizer.

1073[edit]

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  • Emperor Shirakawa ascends to the throne of Japan.
  • Chancellor Wang Anshi of Song dynasty China creates a new bureau of the central government called the Directorate of Weapons, which supervises the manufacture of military armaments and ensures quality control.
  • The Seljuq Turks conquer Ankara.

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Arts and culture[edit]

  • Rabbi Yitchaki Alfassi finishes writing the Rif, an important work of Jewish law.

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1074[edit]

1075[edit]

1076[edit]

1077[edit]

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1078[edit]

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Africa[edit]

The Almoravid emir, Yusuf ibn Tashfin besieges Ceuta. Since the city can receive help from the sea, the siege will last until 1083.

1079[edit]


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References[edit]

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