Year 1075 (MLXXV) was a common year starting on Thursday (link will display the full calendar) of the Julian calendar.

Millennium: 2nd millennium
1075 in various calendars
Gregorian calendar1075
Ab urbe condita1828
Armenian calendar524
Assyrian calendar5825
Balinese saka calendar996–997
Bengali calendar482
Berber calendar2025
English Regnal yearWill. 1 – 10 Will. 1
Buddhist calendar1619
Burmese calendar437
Byzantine calendar6583–6584
Chinese calendar甲寅(Wood Tiger)
3771 or 3711
    — to —
乙卯年 (Wood Rabbit)
3772 or 3712
Coptic calendar791–792
Discordian calendar2241
Ethiopian calendar1067–1068
Hebrew calendar4835–4836
Hindu calendars
 - Vikram Samvat1131–1132
 - Shaka Samvat996–997
 - Kali Yuga4175–4176
Holocene calendar11075
Igbo calendar75–76
Iranian calendar453–454
Islamic calendar467–468
Japanese calendarJōhō 2
Javanese calendar979–980
Julian calendar1075
Korean calendar3408
Minguo calendar837 before ROC
Nanakshahi calendar−393
Seleucid era1386/1387 AG
Thai solar calendar1617–1618
Tibetan calendar阳木虎年
(male Wood-Tiger)
1201 or 820 or 48
    — to —
(female Wood-Rabbit)
1202 or 821 or 49
Modern artist impression of Shen Kuo


By placeEdit




  • Summer – Shen Kuo, Chinese polymath scientist and statesman, solves a border dispute with the Liao Dynasty by dredging up old diplomatic records. He refutes Emperor Dao Zong's bluffs point for point during a meeting at Mt. Yongan (near modern-day Pingquan), reestablishing the rightful borders of the Song Dynasty.
  • Vietnamese forces under General Lý Thường Kiệt defend Vietnam against an Chinese invasion.
  • The Liao Dynasty version of the Buddhist Tripiṭaka is completed (approximate date).

By topicEdit


  • February – Pope Gregory VII holds a council in the Lateran Palace at Rome. He publishes a decree against laymen investiture (an act which will later cause the Investiture Controversy).
  • April – Gregory VII publishes the Dictatus papae (a compilation of 27 statements of powers), in which he asserts papal authority over earthly as well as spiritual rulers.
  • December 8 – Gregory VII writes a letter of reprimand to Henry IV. He accuses him of breaching his word and continued support of excommunicated councilors.
  • December 25 – Gregory VII is kidnapped in the church during Christmas night in Rome and briefly imprisoned by the Roman nobleman Cencio I Frangipane.




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