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Year 1067 (MLXVII) was a common year starting on Monday (link will display the full calendar) of the Julian calendar.

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Events

  • On the death of her husband Constantine X, Eudocia Macrembolitissa becomes regent of the Byzantine Empire.
  • The Seljuk Turks take Caesarea in Cappadocia.
  • Construction begins on the Tower of London.
  • Olav III and Magnus II become joint Kings of Norway.
  • The two pretenders to the Swedish throne, Eric and Eric, are both killed during the struggle for power in Sweden. Halsten, son of king Stenkil, who died the year before, becomes the new king of the country.
  • The Trencavel family takes over in Carcassonne.
  • Wartburg Castle, according to legend, is built in Thuringia.
  • Winchester Castle is built in Hampshire, England.
  • March 3 – Battle on the Nemiga River: The three sons of Yaroslav (Iziaslav, Vsevolod, and Sviatoslav) defeat Vseslav of Polotsk.
  • Minsk and Orsha are first mentioned in the chronicles.
  • Shenzong of Song starts to rule.
  • Namgyeong is split from Yangju, Goryeo.
  • The poet Wang Anshi campaigns against corruption in China.
  • Births

  • Ari Þorgilsson
  • Deaths

  • January 25 – Emperor Yingzong of China (b. 1032)
  • May 22 – Constantine X, Byzantine Emperor (b. 1006)
  • July 12 – John Komnenos, Byzantine general (b. ca. 1015)
  • September 1 – Baldwin V of Flanders
  • Cai Xiang, Chinese poet, calligrapher, and government official (b. 1012)
  • Eric and Eric, pretenders to the Swedish throne (killed in the struggle for power in Sweden)
  • References

    1067 Wikipedia


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