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Year 1084 (MLXXXIV) was a leap year starting on Monday (link will display the full calendar) of the Julian calendar.



  • Saint Bruno founds the Carthusian Order of monks.
  • Kyanzittha begins his reign in Burma.
  • Henry IV, Holy Roman Emperor is crowned Emperor by Antipope Clement III.
  • Rome is besieged by the Holy Roman Emperor Henry IV, and is then sacked by the Normans of Robert Guiscard, who intended to restore papal authority over the city.
  • Pope Gregory VII, who had been imprisoned by Henry IV at the Castel Sant'Angelo, Rome, is freed by Robert Guiscard.
  • During the struggle for power in Sweden, King Halsten is killed and his brother Inge the Elder is deposed in Svealand, only ruling Götaland for the next three years. The Svears take Blot-Sweyn as their king.
  • Antioch is captured by the Seljuk Turks from the Byzantines.
  • Chancellor Sima Guang and a group of scholars of the Chinese Song dynasty complete the compilation of the Zizhi Tongjian, an enormous written universal history of China in 294 volumes of 3 million written Chinese characters.
  • Births

  • David I of Scotland
  • Li Qingzhao, female Chinese poet (d. 1151)
  • Deaths

  • Halsten, King of Sweden 1067–1070 and since 1079
  • References

    1084 Wikipedia