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|1061 by topic|
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|Ab urbe condita||1814|
|Balinese saka calendar||982–983|
|English Regnal year||N/A|
|Chinese calendar||庚子年 (Metal Rat)|
3757 or 3697
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辛丑年 (Metal Ox)
3758 or 3698
|- Vikram Samvat||1117–1118|
|- Shaka Samvat||982–983|
|- Kali Yuga||4161–4162|
|Japanese calendar||Kōhei 4|
|Minguo calendar||851 before ROC|
|Seleucid era||1372/1373 AG|
|Thai solar calendar||1603–1604|
1187 or 806 or 34
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1188 or 807 or 35
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- January – Robert de Grandmesnil, his nephew Berengar, half-sister Judith (future wife of Roger I of Sicily), and eleven monks of the Abbey of Saint-Evroul, are banished from the Duchy of Normandy, and head to Southern Italy.
- January 28 – Vratislaus II succeeds his brother Spytihněv II, as duke of Bohemia.
- May – Normans Robert Guiscard and his brother Roger conquer Messina, in the Emirate of Sicily.
- October 1 – Pope Alexander II succeeds Pope Nicholas II, as the 156th pope.
- Speyer Cathedral is consecrated in Speyer, Germany.
- Most of West Frisia (later part of the county of Holland) is conquered by imperial German armies, and given to the Bishop of Utrecht.
- Sosols (a tribe in Estonia) destroy the Kievan Rus fortification of Yuryev in Tartu, and carry out a raid on Pskov.
- January 28 – Spytihněv II, Duke of Bohemia (b. 1031)
- July 27 – Pope Nicholas II
- Beatrice I, Abbess of Quedlinburg (b. 1037)
- Mäesalu, Ain (2012). "Could Kedipiv in East-Slavonic Chronicles be Keava hill fort?" (PDF). Estonian Journal of Archaeology. 1: 199. Retrieved 27 December 2016.