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Heads of State

Year of the Earth Snake己巳( at the beginning of the year Earth Dragon龙 辰)

Syria: 1400/ 01 ( the year in October )

Events

Politics and World Affairs

Europe

  • The Margraviate of Meissen is an imperial fief of Wettin.
  • To 1089: The marital union between Welf V., son of baierischen Duke Welf IV, and Matilda of Tuscany leads to a concentration of power in southern Germany and northern Italy, the Emperor Henry IV seeks to oppose.

Ersturkundliche mentions

  • First mention of Courtomer, Dettingen an der Erms and Neuhausen.

Culture and Religion

  • The Benedictine Abbey of Melk on the Danube is founded and based on March 21.
  • Hermann III. of Hochstaden is Archbishop of Cologne.
  • Beginning of the construction of the abbey church of Cluny
  • The Konstanz Muenster, after the re-establishment of Bishop Gebhard III. consecrated by Zahringen.

Died

  • April 20: Dmitar Zvonimir, King of Croatia
  • MAY 28: Lanfranc of Bec, medieval theologian and Archbishop of Canterbury (c. 1010)
  • MAY 31: Sigewin of Are, also Sigewin the Pious, Archbishop of Cologne
  • July 6th: Otto von Ried Castle, Bishop of Regensburg
  • August 4: Alain the Red Baron of Richmond
  • September 29: Theobald III. of Blois, Count of Blois (c. 1010)
  • December 24: Burkhard von Oltigen, Bishop of Lausanne
  • Gero von Landsberg, son of Margrave Dietrich II of the Ostmark (c. 1020)
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