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Heads of State · Nekrolog

Malcolm II, historicizing representation
Malcolm II becomes
King of Scotland .
First mention of Doberlug in the handwriting of Thietmar von Merseburg: Chronicon Thietmari Merseburgensis.  Dobraluh is subsequently marked in white.
Doberlug is first mentioned in a document as Dobraluh
by Thietmar von Merseburg
1005 in other calendars
Armenian calendar 453/454 (turn of the year July)
Ethiopian calendar 997/998
Buddhist calendar 1548/49 (southern Buddhism); 1547/48 (alternative calculation according to Buddhas Parinirvana )
Chinese calendar 61st (62nd) cycle

Year of the wood snake乙巳 ( at the beginning of the year wood dragon 甲辰)

Chula Sakarat (Siam, Myanmar) / Dai calendar (Vietnam) 367/368 (turn of the year April)
Iranian calendar 383/384
Islamic calendar 395/396 (turn of the year 7/8 October)
Jewish calendar 4765/66 (September 7/8)
Coptic calendar 721/722
Malayalam calendar 180/181
Seleucid era Babylon: 1315/16 (turn of the year April)

Syria: 1316/17 (turn of the year October)

Spanish era 1043
Vikram Sambat (Nepalese Calendar) 1061/62 (turn of the year April)


Politics and world events


  • March: After ten years of fighting for the Scottish throne, Malcolm II kills his cousin Kenneth III. and his son Giric in the decisive battle of Monzievaird and thus becomes King of Scotland himself . Then Malcolm orders the murder of the other sons of Kenneths in order to get competitors from his line out of the way and to secure the line of succession of his grandson Duncan .


Central and Eastern Europe

North africa

First documentary mentions

science and technology


Bust reliquary of St. Hermes of Rome in St. Adalbert zu Aachen

nature and environment

  • around 1005 (± 15 years): The caldera eruption at Ceboruco in today's Mexico is with VEI 6 one of the 50 largest volcanic eruptions of the Holocene .


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