1050

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Heads of State

Year of the Metal Tiger庚寅(at the beginning of Earth Buffalo己丑)

Syria: 1361/62 ( the year in October )

Events

Politics and World Affairs

  • In a battle between Harald III. of Norway and Sven II for control of Hedeby Denmark is destroyed and only partly rebuilt later.
  • After the death of his stepbrother Anund Jacob is Emund King of Sweden.

Ersturkundliche mentions

  • The city of Nuremberg is mentioned as Norenberc ( Rocky Mountain ) for the first time on July 16 documentary.
  • First mention of Berolzheim, Fisibach, Knutwil and Versam.

Culture

  • 1050: The collection Carmina Cantabrigiensia consisting of Latin poems will probably compiled in the Rhine area.

Religion

  • The synod of Vercelli condemned the doctrine of the Eucharist of Berengar of Tours.
  • The neusser abbess Matched transferred the relics of Saint Quirinus of Rome to Neuss, where they lie in the Quirinus -Münster today.

Born

  • Arwa bint Ahmad, Queen of Sulaihiden in Yemen ( † 1138 )
  • Leopold II, Margrave of Austria († 1095 )
  • Nestor of Kiev, Russian monk and author of the first Russian chronicle († 1113 )
  • Robert de Beaumont, 1st Earl of Leicester († 1118)
  • Sancho Garcés of Navarre, Lord of Uncastillo and Sangüesa († 1084 )
  • Sviatopolk Isjaslawitsch II, Grand Prince of Kiev ( † 1113 )
  • Waltheof II, Earl of Northumbria († 1076 )

Died

  • Anund Jacob, King of Sweden (* 1000)
  • Guido of Arezzo, an Italian monk, music theorist and teacher (* 990 )
  • Herleva, mother of William the Conqueror (* 1003)
  • Wilfried II, Count of Cerdanya and Hill (c. 970)
  • Zoe, Byzantine empress (* 978 )
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