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Heads of State

Year of the Fire Dragon丙辰( at the beginning of the year wood rabbit乙卯)

Syria: 1387/88 ( the year in October )

Events

Politics and World Affairs

Investiture Controversy

  • January 24: The Roman- German King Henry IV declared at the Diet of Worms, Pope Gregory VII deposed.
  • February 14: Pope Gregory VII declared on the Lenten synod convened by him King Henry IV deposed and speaks of excommunication.

More Events in Europe

  • December 25: Coronation of Boleslaw II the Bold ( Bolesław II ger. Smialy ) to the king of Poland.
  • Hildolf is Archbishop of Cologne.
  • Dagmersellen and Ettiswil are first mentioned.
  • Ferdinand I conquered Coria in the Emirate of Badajoz.

Science and Technology

  • Adam of Bremen finished the work on his history of the Archdiocese of Hamburg and mentions the discovery of Vinland ( America) by Grænlendingar.

Religion

  • In the Carantanian Mark the Monastery of St. Lambrecht IV is established by the Carinthian Margrave March Warden.

Born

  • Ibn al - ʿ Arabī al - Ma ʿ Afiri, Islamic legal scholar and theologian

Died

  • FEBRUARY 3: Imad, Bishop of Paderborn (c. 1000)
  • FEBRUARY 27: Godfrey IV, Duke of Lower Lorraine from 1069 to 1076 (* 1040 )
  • March Warden IV, Duke of Carinthia and Margrave of Istria, Carniola (* 1010/1020)
  • Sviatoslav II, of the race of Rurik was 1073-1076 Grand Duke of Kievan Rus ( * 1027)

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