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This article is about the year 1061. For the number, see 1061 (number).
|Centuries:||10th century – 11th century – 12th century|
|Decades:||1030s 1040s 1050s – 1060s – 1070s 1080s 1090s|
|Years:||1058 1059 1060 – 1061 – 1062 1063 1064|
|1061 by topic|
|Lists of leaders|
|Birth and death categories|
|Births – Deaths|
|Establishments and disestablishments categories|
|Establishments – Disestablishments|
|Ab urbe condita||1814|
|English Regnal year||N/A|
|Chinese calendar||庚子年 (Metal Rat)
3757 or 3697
— to —
辛丑年 (Metal Ox)
3758 or 3698
|- Vikram Samvat||1117–1118|
|- Shaka Samvat||983–984|
|- Kali Yuga||4162–4163|
|Japanese calendar||Kōhei 4
|Minguo calendar||851 before ROC
|Seleucid era||1372/1373 AG|
|Thai solar calendar||1603–1604|
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- January – Robert de Grantmesnil, his nephew Berengar, half-sister Judith (future wife of Roger I of Sicily), and eleven monks of Saint-Evroul-sur-Ouche are banished from Normandy and head to the Mezzogiorno.
- October 1 – Pope Alexander II succeeds Pope Nicholas II as the 156th pope.
- The Normans conquer Messina in Sicily.
- Erection of the Speyer Cathedral in Speyer, Germany, begins.
- Vratislav II becomes duke of Bohemia.
- Most of West Frisia (later part of the county of Holland) is conquered by imperial German armies and given to the Bishop of Utrecht.
- Estonians destroy the Russian fortification of Yuryev in Tartu and carry out raids in the Pskov region in Russia.