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This article is about the year 1012. For the number, see 1012 (number).
|Centuries:||10th century – 11th century – 12th century|
|Decades:||980s 990s 1000s – 1010s – 1020s 1030s 1040s|
|Years:||1009 1010 1011 – 1012 – 1013 1014 1015|
|1012 by topic|
|Lists of leaders|
|Birth and death categories|
|Births – Deaths|
|Establishments and disestablishments categories|
|Establishments – Disestablishments|
|Ab urbe condita||1765|
|English Regnal year||N/A|
|Chinese calendar||辛亥年 (Metal Pig)
3708 or 3648
— to —
壬子年 (Water Rat)
3709 or 3649
|- Vikram Samvat||1068–1069|
|- Shaka Samvat||934–935|
|- Kali Yuga||4113–4114|
|Japanese calendar||Kankō 9 / Chōwa 1
|Minguo calendar||900 before ROC
|Seleucid era||1323/1324 AG|
|Thai solar calendar||1554–1555|
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- July–September: Climax of the bedouin anti-Fatimid rebellion in Palestine. Abu'l-Futuh al-Hasan ibn Ja'far is proclaimed as anti-Caliph.
- Mael Morda starts a rebellion against Brian Boru in Ireland, which eventually ends in 1014 at the Battle of Clontarf.
- King Máel Coluim mac Cináeda of Alba reputedly defeats a Danish army at Cruden Bay in Buchan.
- King Aethelred of England pays tribute to Viking raiders (Danegeld).
- Oldrich succeeds Jaromir as duke of Bohemia.
- Fatimid Caliph al-Hakim orders the destruction of all Jewish and Christian places of worship.
- April 19 – Archbishop Alphege of Canterbury is murdered by his Danish captors.
- May 18 – Pope Benedict VIII succeeds Pope Sergius IV as the 143rd pope.
- Gregory VI becomes antipope.
- Pope Benedict IX (approximate date)
- Marpa Lotsawa, Tibetan translator of holy texts (d. 1097)
- Cai Xiang Chinese Calligrapher (d. 1067)
- April 19 – Alphege, Archbishop of Canterbury (b. 954)
- May 12 – Pope Sergius IV (b. 970)
- Otto, Duke of Lower Lorraine
- Ibn Faradi