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|Ab urbe condita||1784|
|Balinese saka calendar||952–953|
|English Regnal year||N/A|
|Chinese calendar||庚午年 (Metal Horse)|
3727 or 3667
— to —
辛未年 (Metal Goat)
3728 or 3668
|- Vikram Samvat||1087–1088|
|- Shaka Samvat||952–953|
|- Kali Yuga||4131–4132|
|Japanese calendar||Chōgen 4|
|Minguo calendar||881 before ROC|
|Seleucid era||1342/1343 AG|
|Thai solar calendar||1573–1574|
1157 or 776 or 4
— to —
1158 or 777 or 5
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- July 20 – King Robert II (the Pious) dies at Melun after a 35-year reign. He is succeeded by his 23-year-old son, Henry I, who becomes the sole ruler of France. Henry's mother, Queen dowager Constance of Arles preferres her third son, Robert, as heir to the throne and begins with the help of Count Odo II a war against Henry.
- The Caliphate of Córdoba collapses after years of infighting, the caliphate fractures into a number of independent Muslim taifa (kingdoms). The last Umayyad ruler, Caliph Hisham III, tries to consolidate the caliphate. But his raising of taxes (to pay for mosques) leads to heavy opposition. Hisham is imprisoned by his rivals.
- King Mieszko II is forced to escape Poland after an attack of Grand Prince Yaroslav I (the Wise) of Kiev, who installs Mieszko's half-brother Bezprym onto the Polish throne.
- France suffers from a famine (until 1033).
- The Byzantine general George Maniakes captures Edessa from the Arab Muslims and stabilizes the eastern frontier.
- Matilda of Flanders, queen consort of England (d. 1083)
- Roger I (the Great Count), Norman nobleman (d. 1101)
- Shen Kuo, Chinese polymath scientist and engineer (d. 1095)
- July 20 – Robert II (the Pious), king of France (b. 972)
- September 2 – Emeric, Hungarian prince and co-heir
- September 9 – Gang Gam-chan, Korean general (b. 948)
- November 29 – Al-Qadir, Abbasid caliph of Baghdad (b. 947)
- Aribo, German archbishop and primate (Primas Germaniae)
- Jonathan Riley-Smith (2006). The New Cambridge Medieval History, Volume 4, c. 1024–c. 1198, p. 124. ISBN 978-0-521-41411-1.
- Chejne, Anwar G. (1974). Muslim Spain: Its History and Culture, pp. 43–49. Minneapolis: The University of Minnesota Press. ISBN 0816606889.
- Moriceau, Jean-Marc (2011) L'Homme contre le loup. Une guerre de deux mille ans, Paris, Fayard.