|Ab urbe condita||1770|
|Balinese saka calendar||938–939|
|English Regnal year||N/A|
|Chinese calendar||丙辰年 (Fire Dragon)|
3713 or 3653
— to —
丁巳年 (Fire Snake)
3714 or 3654
|- Vikram Samvat||1073–1074|
|- Shaka Samvat||938–939|
|- Kali Yuga||4117–4118|
|Japanese calendar||Chōwa 6 / Kannin 1|
|Minguo calendar||895 before ROC|
|Seleucid era||1328/1329 AG|
|Thai solar calendar||1559–1560|
1143 or 762 or −10
— to —
1144 or 763 or −9
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- Summer – Melus of Bari, a Lombard nobleman, revolts and is supported by Norman mercenaries at Capua. He marches into Apulia to catch the Byzantine army off-guard. Melus defeats the Byzantines on the banks of the Fortore River and ravages the territory in Apulia.
- Winter – Emperor Basil II (the Bulgar Slayer) replaces Leo Tornikios with the new catapan Basil Boioannes and sends him reinforcements (including a detachment of the elite Varangian Guard) from Constantinople.
- January 6 - Cnut the Great is crowned king of England. In July he marries Emma of Normandy, the widow of Æthelred II (the Unready). Cnut secures his ties with Normandy.
- Cnut the Great divides England into four earldoms: Wessex, Mercia, East Anglia and Northumbria.
- Summer – Hamza ibn-'Ali ibn-Ahmad publicly declares the founding of the Druze religion, during the reign of the Fatimid Caliph Al-Hakim bi-Amr Allah.
- The Sunnis of Kairouan (modern Tunisia) revolt against the Shi'ite Zirid Dynasty. The city is quickly retaken and sacked.
- Rajendra I, ruler of the Chola Dynasty (modern India), conquers Sri Lanka and annexes the island.
- October 28 – Henry III, Holy Roman Emperor (d. 1056) 
- Ahimaaz ben Paltiel, Italian-Jewish liturgical poet (d. 1060)
- Bermudo III (or Vermudo III), king of León (approximate date)
- Floris I, count of Friesland west of the Vlie (approximate date)
- Ramanuja, Indian Sri Vaishnavism philosopher (d. 1137)
- Vikramabahu (or Kassapa), king of Sri Lanka (d. 1041)
- Zhou Dunyi, Chinese philosopher and cosmologist (d. 1073)
- February 5 – Sancho García, count of Castile
- June 5 – Sanjō, emperor of Japan (b. 976)
- June 22 – Leo Passianos, Byzantine general
- July 6 – Genshin, Japanese Tendai scholar (b. 942)
- September 18 – Henry of Schweinfurt, German nobleman
- October 6 – Wang Dan, Chinese Grand Chancellor
- Eadric Streona, ealdorman of Mercia
- Eadwig Ætheling, son of Æthelred II
- Elvira of Castile, queen consort of León
- Emnilda, duchess consort of Poland
- Fujiwara no Junshi, Japanese empress (b. 957)
- Judith of Brittany, duchess of Normandy (b. 982)
- Ma'mun II, Ma'munid ruler of Khwarezm
- Ramon Borrell, count of Barcelona (b. 972)
- Renaud of Vendôme, French nobleman
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