Calendar overview 1034
|Romanos III. is murdered.|
|1034 in other calendars|
|Armenian calendar||482/483 (turn of the year July)|
|Buddhist calendar||1577/78 (southern Buddhism); 1576/77 (alternative calculation according to Buddhas Parinirvana )|
|Chinese calendar||62nd (63rd) cycle|
|Chula Sakarat (Siam, Myanmar) / Dai calendar (Vietnam)||396/397 (turn of the year April)|
|Islamic calendar||425/426 (turn of the year 15th / 16th November)|
|Jewish calendar||4794/95 (September 15-16)|
|Seleucid era||Babylon: 1344/45 (turn of the year April)
Syria: 1345/46 (New Year October)
|Vikram Sambat (Nepalese Calendar)||1090/91 (turn of the year April)|
Politics and world events
- Michael the Paphlagonier, chamberlain of the Byzantine Empress Zoe , lets - presumably with her support - on April 11th Emperor Romanos III. murder, then marries his widow and is crowned Byzantine emperor as Michael IV . The brother of the new emperor, the palace eunuch Johannes Orphanotrophos , gains great power and influence under the new rule.
Central and Western Europe
- November 25th : After the death of his grandfather Malcolm II, King Duncan I unites the previously formally independent areas of Strathclyde , Cumbria , Lothian and Alba under his crown.
- An army under Ismail ibn Abbad from Seville is defeated by forces from León . Gonçalo Trastemires conquers Montemor Castle .
First documentary mentions
- The current city of Amberg is mentioned for the first time as villa Ammenberg in a document from King Conrad II.
- Aetigkofen , Glattbrugg and Hessigkofen are first mentioned in a document.
- Under Emperor Michael IV, who came from a humble background and was a money changer before his coronation, the slow devaluation of the Byzantine gold standard began by gradually reducing the gold content.
Date of death secured
- January: Mathilde von Franken , Queen of France (* around 1027 )
- April 10 : Warmann , Bishop of Constance
- April 11 : Romanus III. , Byzantine emperor (* 968 )
- May 10 : Mieszko II. Lambert , King of Poland (* 990 )
- May 21 : Ezzo , Count Palatine of Lorraine (* around 955 )
- July 25th : Constanze of Provence , Queen of France (* 986 )
- November 9th : Oldřich , Prince of Bohemia
- November 19 : Dietrich I. , Margrave of Lusatia (* around 990 )
- November 25 : Malcolm II , King of Scotland and Strathclyde (* around 954 )
Exact date of death unknown
- Johan I. van Arkel , feudal lord of the Land of Arkel, von Heukelom and Polsbroek (* around 990 )
- Ademar von Chabannes , French monk and chronicler, composer and forger (* 989 )
- Wilhelm Raimund , Count of Carcassonne