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- The Egyptian Fatimid Empire, under Al-Hakim bi-Amr Allah, sends the sea captain Domiyat on a tributary mission, to Emperor Zhenzong of the Song dynasty, in order to reestablish trade relations between Egypt and China.
- Battle of Peshawar: The Turkic Ghaznavid armies defeat a Hindu confederacy.
- The oldest known mention is made of the city of Gundelfingen.
- Olaf II of Norway, the future king of Norway makes raids in Baltic Sea. He lands on Saaremaa, Island in Estonia, wins a battle there, and forces the inhabitants to pay tribute. He also lands to Finland to plunder which leads to Battle at Herdaler where Olaf was defeated.
- Georgia is unified under King Bagrat III.
- Mohammed II succeeds Hisham II as Caliph of Cordoba.
- Olof, king of Sweden, is baptized by Saint Sigfrid.
- Bruno of Querfurt and others try to establish a mission among the Prussians.
- May 4 – King Henry I of France (d. 1060)
- October 12 – Emperor Go-Ichijō of Japan (d. 1036)
- Gothelo II of Lower Lorraine
- Takasue's Daughter, Japanese writer
- Wulfstan, Bishop of Worcester (d. 1095)
- November 20 – Geoffrey I, Duke of Brittany, (b. 980)
- Emperor Kazan of Japan (b. 968)
- Gunnlaugur Ormstunga, Icelandic poet (b. c. 983)
- Rotbold II, Count of Provence