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Year of the Fire Dog丙戌( at the beginning of the year Wood Rooster乙酉)
Syria: 1357/58 ( year October )
Politics and World Affairs
- December 20: The King Henry III. convened the Synod of Sutri begins. Pope Gregory VI. given the opportunity to defend himself against the charge of simony. The Synod also advises on reform issues.
- December 24: King Henry III. sets in Rome three simultaneously reigning Popes Gregory VI. , Benedict IX. and Silvester III. , and appoints from the Germans Suitger of Bamberg as the new Pope. This is considered the first pope reform.
- December 25: When Clement II crowned the new head of the church, King Henry III. Emperor of the Holy Roman Empire.
- Ahmad I. al Muqtadir becomes ruler of Zaragoza.
- First mention of Nürtingen.
- To 1046: Gilbertus Crispin, English theologian († 1117 )
- 1046/1047: Margaret of Scotland, Queen of Scots († 1093 )
- January 24: Ekkehard II, Margrave of Meissen (c. 985 )
- MARCH 31: Guido Pomposa, Benedictine (c. 970)
- AUGUST 29: Bystrík, Martyr
- November 01: Herman I, Margrave of Meissen (c. 980 )
- Dietrich II of Luxembourg, Bishop of Metz
- Peter Orseolo, second king of Hungary
- William Iron Arm, Norman Count of Apulia