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|1011 by topic|
|Ab urbe condita||1764|
|Balinese saka calendar||932–933|
|English Regnal year||N/A|
|Chinese calendar||庚戌年 (Metal Dog)
3707 or 3647
— to —
辛亥年 (Metal Pig)
3708 or 3648
|- Vikram Samvat||1067–1068|
|- Shaka Samvat||932–933|
|- Kali Yuga||4111–4112|
|Japanese calendar||Kankō 8
|Minguo calendar||901 before ROC
|Seleucid era||1322/1323 AG|
|Thai solar calendar||1553–1554|
1137 or 756 or −16
— to —
1138 or 757 or −15
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- June 11 – Lombard Revolt: Greek citizens of Bari rise up against the Lombard rebels led by Melus and deliver the city to Basil Mesardonites, Byzantine governor (catepan) of the Catepanate of Italy. Melus is forced to flee to Salerno and his brother-in-law Dattus escapes to Monte Cassino, but their families are taken captive and carted off to Constantinople.
- Autumn – Basil Mesardonites visits Guaimar III of Salerno to secures his cooperation. Melus is forced to flee again. Basil proceeds to Monte Cassino – and persuades Abbot Atenulf to expel Dattus. Pope Sergius IV support Dattus with papal troops to garrison the tower on the Garigliano River, a fortified complex in the territory of the Duchy of Gaeta.
- King Henry II enfeoffs Adalbero with Carinthia (including the rule over the March of Verona) after the death of Duke Conrad I.
- September 29 – Danish Viking raiders capture Canterbury after a siege, taking Ælfheah, archbishop of Canterbury, as a prisoner.
- Byrhtferth, Benedictine monk of Ramsey Abbey, writes his Manual (Enchiridion) on the divine order of the universe and time.
- Ibn al-Haytham (Alhazen), a Arab scientist working in Egypt, feigns madness for fear of angering Caliph Al-Hakim bi-Amr Allah, and is kept under house arrest. During this time he begins writing his influential Book of Optics.
- Baghdad Manifesto is ordered by Caliph Al-Qadir of the Abbasid Caliphate in response to the growth of the Fatimid-supporting Ismaili sect of Islam within his borders.
- Emperor Ichijō abdicates the throne and dies later after a 25-year reign. He is succeeded by his cousin Sanjō as the 67th emperor of Japan.
- Jōjin, Japanese Tendai monk (d. 1081)
- Ralph the Staller, English nobleman (d. 1068)
- Robert I (the Old), duke of Burgundy (d. 1076)
- Shao Yong, Chinese philosopher and cosmologist (d. 1077)
- February 9 – Bernard I, German nobleman
- February 23 – Willigis, archbishop of Mainz
- July 25 – Ichijō, emperor of Japan (b. 980)
- November 5 – Mathilde, German abbess (b. 949)
- November 21 – Reizei, emperor of Japan (b. 950)
- Abu Ali Hasan ibn Ustadh-Hurmuz, Buyid general
- Albert I, count of Namur (approximate date)
- Anna Porphyrogenita, Grand Princess of Kiev
- Boniface, Italian nobleman (approximate date)
- Conrad I, duke of Carinthia (approximate date)
- Mahendradatta, queen of Bali (b. 961)
- Muhammad ibn Suri, Ghurid ruler (malik)
- Sumbat III, Georgian prince of Tao-Klarjeti
- Uma no Naishi, Japanese waka poet (b. 949)
- Palmer, Alan; Palmer, Veronica (1992). Chronology of British History. London: Century Ltd / Barrie & Jenkins. pp. 48–49. ISBN 978-0712656160.