- 1010 : Anrath is mentioned for the first time in a document , when the place was parish off under Archbishop Heribert of St. Peter near Kempen and raised to the status of an independent parish.
- 1012 : first mention of the synagogue in Cologne .
- 1012: The first heretic groups arise, initially in Mainz .
- 1014 : The Byzantine emperor Basil II defeats Bulgaria .
- 1014: King Henry II is crowned emperor by Pope Benedict VIII .