1066 (MLXVI) was a common year starting on Sunday of the Julian calendar.

Millennium: 2nd millennium
1066 in various calendars
Gregorian calendar1066
Ab urbe condita1819
Armenian calendar515
Assyrian calendar5816
Balinese saka calendar987–988
Bengali calendar473
Berber calendar2016
English Regnal yearWill. 1
Buddhist calendar1610
Burmese calendar428
Byzantine calendar6574–6575
Chinese calendar乙巳年 (Wood Snake)
3762 or 3702
    — to —
丙午年 (Fire Horse)
3763 or 3703
Coptic calendar782–783
Discordian calendar2232
Ethiopian calendar1058–1059
Hebrew calendar4826–4827
Hindu calendars
 - Vikram Samvat1122–1123
 - Shaka Samvat987–988
 - Kali Yuga4166–4167
Holocene calendar11066
Igbo calendar66–67
Iranian calendar444–445
Islamic calendar458–459
Japanese calendarJiryaku 2
Javanese calendar969–971
Julian calendar1066
Korean calendar3399
Minguo calendar846 before ROC
Nanakshahi calendar−402
Seleucid era1377/1378 AG
Thai solar calendar1608–1609
Tibetan calendar阴木蛇年
(female Wood-Snake)
1192 or 811 or 39
    — to —
(male Fire-Horse)
1193 or 812 or 40
William I (the Conqueror) (r. 1066–1087)




  • unknown dates
    • Chinese imperial official Sima Guang presents the emperor with an 8-volume Tongzhi (通志; "Comprehensive Records"), chronicling Chinese history from 403 BCE to the end of the Qin Dynasty in 207 BCE. The emperor then issues an edict for the compilation of Guang's universal history of China, allocating funds for the costs of compilation and research assistants such as Liu Ban, Liu Shu and Fan Zuyu.[1]
    • The Abu Hanifa Mosque is established in Baghdad, when the Grand Vizier of the Seljuk Empire, Abu Saad al-Khwarizmi or al-Mustawfi, builds a shrine for Abu Hanifa near his tomb.[2]


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