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1086

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Year 1086 (MLXXXVI) was a common year starting on Thursday (link will display the full calendar) of the Julian calendar.

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Asia

  • Emperor Shirakawa of Japan starts his cloistered rule.
  • The Imam Ali Mosque in Najaf is rebuilt by the Seljuk Malik Shah I after being destroyed by fire.
  • Europe

  • October 23 – Battle of Sagrajas: Alfonso VI of León and Castile is defeated by the Almoravids, who had been called into Spain by Abbad III of Sevilla.
  • The Domesday Book is completed in England.
  • Syracuse, the last Muslim stronghold in Sicily, is conquered by the Normans.
  • Religion

  • May 24 – Pope Victor III succeeds Pope Gregory VII as the 158th pope, though he does not accept election until May 9, 1087.
  • Births

  • August 11 or 1081 – Henry V, Holy Roman Emperor and King of Germany (d. 1125)
  • August 20 – Bolesław III Wrymouth, Prince of Poland (d. 1138)
  • Deaths

  • March 15 – Richilde, Countess of Hainaut, Flemish consort and regent (b. c. 1018)
  • March 18 – Anselm of Lucca, Italian bishop (b. 1036)
  • May 21 – Wang Anshi, Chinese statesman, economist and poet (b. 1021)
  • July 10 – King Canute IV of Denmark (b. 1043)
  • September 25 – William VIII, Duke of Aquitaine (b. 1025)
  • October 11 – Sima Guang, Chinese historian and statesman (b. 1019)
  • References

    1086 Wikipedia


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