|Covid-19|June 18 – Battle of Civitate: 3,000 Norman horsemen of Humphrey of Hauteville, Count of Apulia and Calabria, rout the combined troops of Pope Leo IX and the Holy Roman Emperor.
Byodo-in, Uji, Kyoto, is built (Heian period; approximate date).
Jōchō sculpts Amida Buddha for the Byōdō-in Temple (Heian period; approximate date).
July 7 – Emperor Shirakawa of Japan (d. 1129)
St-Hugues, Bishop of Guenette (d. 1132)
Guibert of Nogent, French historian and theologian (d. 1124)
Vladimir Monomakh, Prince of Kiev (d. 1125)
Ramon Berenguer II, Count of Barcelona
Berenguer Ramon II, Count of Barcelona
April 15 – Godwin, Earl of Wessex (b. 1001)
October 25 – Enguerrand II, Count of Ponthieu
Year 1053 (MLIII) was a common year starting on Friday (link will display the full calendar) of the Julian calendar.
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