|Ab urbe condita||1777|
|Balinese saka calendar||945–946|
|English Regnal year||N/A|
|Chinese calendar||癸亥年 (Water Pig)|
3720 or 3660
— to —
甲子年 (Wood Rat)
3721 or 3661
|- Vikram Samvat||1080–1081|
|- Shaka Samvat||945–946|
|- Kali Yuga||4124–4125|
|Japanese calendar||Jian 4 / Manju 1|
|Minguo calendar||888 before ROC|
|Seleucid era||1335/1336 AG|
|Thai solar calendar||1566–1567|
1150 or 769 or −3
— to —
1151 or 770 or −2
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- Emperor Basil II prepares a Byzantine expedition to invade Sicily. Governor Ahmed al-Akhal appeals to the Zirids of Ifriqiya for help. They dispatch a fleet, but these is caught up in a storm and destroyed near Pantelleria.
- Battle of Lemnos: Kievan Viking raiders (800 men) sail through the straits at Abydos to the Aegean Sea. From there they made for the island of Lemnos, but are defeated by a Byzantine fleet of the Cibyrrhaeot Theme.
- July 13 – Emperor Henry II dies in his imperial palace at Göttingen (modern Germany). He leaves no heirs, thereby ending the Ottonian Dynasty. The Salian Dynasty of the Holy Roman Empire is founded by Conrad II.
- September – Conrad II (the Elder) is elected and crowned as King of Germany in Mainz, while both he and his cousin Conrad the Younger (son of Conrad I, duke of Carinthia) are invested as joint dukes of Franconia.
- Roger I of Tosny, a Norman nobleman, leaves the battlefield of the Ebro Valley after terrorising the Saracens, and capturing several towns and castles during the Reconquista in the Iberian Peninsula (modern Spain).
- The world's first paper-printed money, which later greatly benefits the economy of the Song Dynasty, originates in the Sichuan province of China.
- Sultan Mahmud of Ghazni sacks the Hindu religious center of Somnath, and takes away a booty of 20 million dinars (approximate date).
- In Japan, the Manju (万寿) era begins.
- April 9 – Pope Benedict VIII dies after a 12-year pontificate at Rome. He is succeeded by his brother John XIX as the 144th pope of the Catholic Church.
- April 9 – Benedict VIII, pope of the Catholic Church
- July 13 – Henry II, Holy Roman Emperor (b. 973)
- Abd ar-Rahman V, Umayyad caliph of Córdoba
- Alpert of Metz, French Benedictine chronicler
- Brihtwine, bishop of Wells (approximate date)
- Choe Hang, civil minister of Goryeo (Korea)
- Cúán úa Lothcháin, Irish poet and Chief Ollam
- Hugbert (or Hukbrecht), bishop of Meissen
- Sultan al-Dawla, Buyid emir of Fars (b. 993)
- Wortley, John ed. (2010). John Skylitzes: A Synopsis of Byzantine History, 811–1057. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. ISBN 978-0-521-76705-7.
- Boissonade, B. "Les premières croisades françaises en Espagne. Normands, Gascons, Aquitains et Bourguignons (1018-1032)". Bulletin Hispanique. 36 (1): 5–28. doi:10.3406/hispa.1934.2607.