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|Ab urbe condita||1869|
|Balinese saka calendar||1037–1038|
|English Regnal year||16 Hen. 1 – 17 Hen. 1|
|Chinese calendar||乙未年 (Wood Goat)|
3812 or 3752
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丙申年 (Fire Monkey)
3813 or 3753
|- Vikram Samvat||1172–1173|
|- Shaka Samvat||1037–1038|
|- Kali Yuga||4216–4217|
|Japanese calendar||Eikyū 4|
|Minguo calendar||796 before ROC|
|Seleucid era||1427/1428 AG|
|Thai solar calendar||1658–1659|
1242 or 861 or 89
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1243 or 862 or 90
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- Baldwin I of Jerusalem undertakes an invasion of Egypt.
- The Zirid ruler of Ifriqiya, Ali ibn Yahya, conquers the independent island of Jerba, then acting as an independent piratical republic.
- The Aztecs leave Aztlán, searching for the site of what will eventually become Tenochtitlán (later Mexico City).
- July 15 – Doge Ordelafo Faliero, of the Republic of Venice, conquers the troops of Stephen II of Hungary, who have arrived to relieve Zadar; the remaining towns of Dalmatia surrender to Venice.
- August 3 – In England, the Monastery at Peterborough is destroyed by fire 
- The Portuguese, under the leadership of Countess Theresa, take two Galician cities, Tui and Ourense. In reply, the sister of Countess Theresa, Queen Urraca of Leon and Castile, attacks Portugal.
- Almoravid troops conquer the Balearic islands, whose Muslim king has been severely weakened by Pisan and Catalan raiders.
Arts and technology
- The modern book, of separate pages stitched together, is invented in China.
- Construction starts on the Chennakesava Temple in India.
- Aak music is introduced to the Korean court, by Emperor Huizong of the Song Dynasty.
- April 12 – Rikissa of Poland, queen in Sweden and grand princess of Minsk
- Roger de Clare, 3rd Earl of Hertford (d. 1173)
- February 3 – Coloman, King of Hungary (b. 1070)
- Robert of Arbrissel, French itinerant preacher, and founder of the abbey of Fontevrault (b. c. 1045)
- approximate date – Jimena Díaz, ruler of Valencia (b. c. 1046)
- Bresc, Henri (2003). "La Sicile et l'espace libyen au Moyen Age" (PDF). Retrieved January 17, 2012. Cite journal requires
- "Fires, Great", in The Insurance Cyclopeadia: Being an Historical Treasury of Events and Circumstances Connected with the Origin and Progress of Insurance, Cornelius Walford, ed. (C. and E. Layton, 1876) pp25
- Meynier, Gilbert (2010). L'Algérie cœur du Maghreb classique: De l'ouverture islamo-arabe au repli (658-1518). Paris: La Découverte. p. 83.