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Year 1058 (MLVIII) was a common year starting on Thursday (link will display the full calendar) of the Julian calendar.



  • Early – Pope Stephen IX pronounces on the authenticity of the relics of Mary Magdalene at Vézelay Abbey in France, making it a major centre of pilgrimage.
  • March 17 – King Lulach of Scotland is killed in battle against his cousin and rival Máel Coluim mac Donnchada, who later becomes King as Máel Coluim III.
  • September 20 – Agnes de Poitou and Andrew I of Hungary meet to negotiate about the border zone, in present-day Burgenland.
  • Antipope Benedict X is crowned pope, but later deposed.
  • Pope Nicholas II is elected pope in December, and installed the following year.
  • Boleslaus II takes office as duke of Poland.
  • Construction begins on the Cathedral of Parma, Italy.
  • Ealdred (archbishop of York) becomes the first English bishop to make a pilgrimage to Jerusalem.
  • The Almoravids conquer the Berghouata.
  • Births

  • Al-Ghazali, Muslim theologian, jurist and mystic
  • (probable year) Godefroy de Bouillon, the main leader of the First Crusade
  • undated – Theodora Anna Doukaina Selvo, Venetian dogaressa (d. 1083)
  • Deaths

  • March 17 – Lulach, King of Scotland
  • March 29 – Pope Stephen IX
  • Casimir I of Poland (b. 1015)
  • Saint Ælfwold
  • Ilduara Mendes, countess and regent of Portugal
  • References

    1058 Wikipedia