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Year 1050 (ML) was a common year starting on Monday (link will display the full calendar) of the Julian calendar.



  • Leofric becomes Bishop of Exeter.
  • Hedeby is sacked by King Harald Hardråde of Norway, during the course of a conflict with Sweyn II of Denmark.
  • Swedish forces attack Finland.
  • Upon the death of Anund Jacob, he is succeeded by his brother Emund the Old as king of Sweden.
  • King Macbeth of Scotland makes a pilgrimage to Rome.
  • The brewery of Weltenburg Abbey is first mentioned, thus making it one of the oldest still operating breweries in the world.
  • Births

  • November 11 – Henry IV, Holy Roman Emperor (d. 1106)
  • Margrave Leopold II of Austria (d. 1095)
  • Deaths

  • Battle of Basilike Libas:
  • Michael Dokeianos, Byzantine general
  • Constantine Arianites, Byzantine general
  • Zoe of Byzantium, Empress of the Eastern Roman Empire
  • Anund Jacob, king of Sweden since 1022
  • References

    1050 Wikipedia