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|1050 by topic|
|Lists of leaders|
|Political entities - State leaders - Religious leaders|
|Birth and death categories|
|Births – Deaths|
|Establishments and disestablishments categories|
|Establishments – Disestablishments|
|Ab urbe condita||1803|
|Balinese saka calendar||971–972|
|English Regnal year||N/A|
|Chinese calendar||己丑年 (Earth Ox)
3746 or 3686
— to —
庚寅年 (Metal Tiger)
3747 or 3687
|- Vikram Samvat||1106–1107|
|- Shaka Samvat||971–972|
|- Kali Yuga||4150–4151|
|Japanese calendar||Eishō 5
|Minguo calendar||862 before ROC
|Seleucid era||1361/1362 AG|
|Thai solar calendar||1592–1593|
1176 or 795 or 23
— to —
1177 or 796 or 24
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- Leofric becomes Bishop of Exeter.
- Hedeby is sacked by King Harald Hardråde of Norway, during the course of a conflict with Sweyn II of Denmark.
- Swedish forces attack Finland.
- Upon the death of Anund Jacob, he is succeeded by his brother Emund the Old as king of Sweden.
- King Macbeth of Scotland makes a pilgrimage to Rome.
- The brewery of Weltenburg Abbey is first mentioned, thus making it one of the oldest still operating breweries in the world.
- November 11 – Henry IV, Holy Roman Emperor (d. 1106)
- Margrave Leopold II of Austria (d. 1095)
- Princess Sophia of Hungary (b. 1095) (approximate date)
- October 29 – Eadsige, archbishop of Canterbury
- Michael Dokeianos, Byzantine general
- Constantine Arianites, Byzantine general
- Zoe of Byzantium, Empress of the Eastern Roman Empire
- Anund Jacob, king of Sweden since 1022