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Year 1076 (MLXXVI) was a leap year starting on Friday (link will display the full calendar) of the Julian calendar.



  • January – The German bishops who have been invested by Henry IV, Holy Roman Emperor withdraw their allegiance from Pope Gregory VII.
  • February 14 – Pope Gregory VII excommunicates Henry IV, Holy Roman Emperor.
  • October 8 – Demetrius Zvonimir is crowned as King of Croatia in Solin (near Split) by a representative of Pope Gregory VII.
  • November 1 – In England a frost begins that lasts until April 1077.
  • December 25 – Polish King Bolesław II the Bold (Polish: Bolesław Śmiały) is crowned in Gniezno.
  • Anselm of Canterbury completes Monologion.
  • The Almoravids capture the Ghanaian capital of Kumbi.
  • Count Dirk V reconquers most of West Frisia (historical) from the bishop of Utrecht.
  • The Trial of Penenden Heath is thought to have been held, with an important ruling regarding land rights subsequent to the Norman Conquest of England.
  • Dmitar Zvonimir of Croatia donated the town of Vrana and Benedictine monastery of St. Gregory, as a sign of loyalty to Pope Gregory VII.
  • Vikramaditya VI deposes his older brother Someshvara II, and becomes king of the Western Chalukya.
  • Lý dynasty Vietnamese troops hold invading Song Dynasty Chinese forces at the Battle of Như Nguyệt River and a truce is concluded.
  • Births

  • June 1 – Prince Mstislav of Kiev (d. 1132)
  • Deaths

  • March 21 – Robert I, Duke of Burgundy (b. 1011)
  • May 31 – Waltheof, Earl of Northumbria (b. 1045)
  • December 27 – Prince Sviatoslav II of Kiev (b. 1027)
  • References

    1076 Wikipedia