May – The Norman leader Robert Guiscard conquers Taranto.
May 23 – Philip is crowned King of the Franks, at age 7.
October – The Byzantine army defeats the Normans, and enters Taranto.
December 6 – Béla I the Champion is crowned King of Hungary.
Upon the death of Emund the Old, he is succeeded by his son-in-law Stenkil, as King of Sweden.
The compilation of the New Book of Tang is completed, under a team of scholars led by Ouyang Xiu.
Chinese poet, calligrapher, and official Cai Xiang publishes his Cha Lu (Record of Tea).
Anselm enters the Benedictine Bec Abbey in Normandy, as a novice.
Spanish Jew Benjamin of Tudela reports that Constantinople has merchant communities from Babylon, Canaan, Egypt, Hungary, Persia, Russia, Sennar, and Spain, as well as 2,000 Jews (approximate date).
February 9 – Pope Honorius II (d. 1130)
Odo I, Duke of Burgundy (d. 1103)
August 4 – King Henry I of France (b. 1008)
November 14 – Geoffrey II, Count of Anjou
King Andrew I of Hungary (b. 1015)
Emund the Old, king of Sweden since 1050
Mei Yaochen, Chinese poet
Year 1060 (MLX) was a leap year starting on Saturday (link will display the full calendar) of the Julian calendar.
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