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|Ab urbe condita||1822|
|Balinese saka calendar||990–991|
|English Regnal year||3 Will. 1 – 4 Will. 1|
|Chinese calendar||戊申年 (Earth Monkey)|
3765 or 3705
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己酉年 (Earth Rooster)
3766 or 3706
|- Vikram Samvat||1125–1126|
|- Shaka Samvat||990–991|
|- Kali Yuga||4169–4170|
|Japanese calendar||Jiryaku 5 / Enkyū 1|
|Minguo calendar||843 before ROC|
|Seleucid era||1380/1381 AG|
|Thai solar calendar||1611–1612|
1195 or 814 or 42
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1196 or 815 or 43
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- Harrying of the North: King William of England (William the Conqueror) reacts to rebellions made by his Anglo-Saxon subjects against him. He rides through the north of England with his army and burns houses, crops, cattle and land from York to Durham, which results in the deaths of over 100,000 people, mainly from starvation and winter cold.
- William the Conqueror founds the Norman Selby Abbey.
- Al-Mu'tamid ibn Abbad succeeds his father on the throne of the Taifa of Seville.
- Emperor Shenzong of Song appoints Wang Anshi as his chief counsellor.
- Wang Anshi, chancellor of the Chinese Song dynasty, implements the New Policies, which include financial reforms, raising the salaries of officials to reduce corruption, institution of the baojia system, etc.
- Nam tiến, the southward expansion of the territory of Vietnam, begins when Ly dynasty army attacks Champa, capturing Rudravarman III.
- Magnus II of Norway dies, and Olaf III becomes sole King of Norway.
- The Seljuq Turks fail to capture Iconium, following a Byzantine counter-attack launched from Syria.
- Mieszko Bolesławowic, Son of Bolesław II the Bold, King of Poland and Prince of Cracow (d.1089)
- Leo Diogenes, son of Byzantine Emperor Romanos IV Diogenes and Eudokia Makrembolitissa (crowned co-emperor during his father's reign) (d. 1087)
- Kamakura Gongorō Kagemasa, samurai from the Taira clan
- Robert de Comines, earl of Northumbria
- Ealdred (archbishop of York)
- Ibn Hazm, Muslim philosopher and theologian
- Gudesteus, Bishop of Iria Flavia
- John II of Amalfi, Duke of Amalfi
- Gytha Thorkelsdóttir, Danish noblewoman (b. 997) (approximate date)
- Magnus II of Norway, King of Norway, (b. 1048)
- Pedro Seguin, fifth bishop of the restored Diocese of Ourense
- Tilopa, Indian tantric practitioner and mahasiddha (b. 988)
- Nguyen The Anh (1989). "Le Nam tien dans les textes Vietnamiens". In Lafont, P. B. Les frontieres du Vietnam. Paris: Edition l’Harmattan.