Calendar overview 1038
|Peter Orseolo becomes King of Hungary .|
|1038 in other calendars|
|Armenian calendar||486/487 (turn of the year July)|
|Buddhist calendar||1581/82 (southern Buddhism); 1580/81 (alternative calculation according to Buddhas Parinirvana )|
|Chinese calendar||62nd (63rd) cycle|
|Chula Sakarat (Siam, Myanmar) / Dai calendar (Vietnam)||400/401 (turn of the year April)|
|Iranian calendar||416/417 (around March 21)|
|Islamic calendar||429/430 (2-3 October)|
|Jewish calendar||4798/99 (September 1-2)|
|Seleucid era||Babylon: 1348/49 (turn of the year April)
Syria: 1349/50 (turn of the year October)
|Vikram Sambat (Nepalese Calendar)||1094/95 (turn of the year April)|
Politics and world events
- The Venetian patrician Peter Orseolo becomes King of Hungary . Stephan I , who died on August 15, chose him as his successor after the death of his son Emmerich in 1031 .
- Conrad II leaves his son Heinrich III. the Kingdom of Burgundy . He also becomes Duke of Swabia .
- The Byzantine general Georgios Maniakes conquered the Sicilian city of Syracuse from the Arabs with the support of Norman mercenaries such as Wilhelm Eisenarm and Drogo von Hauteville .
First documentary mentions
- June 24th : In Bad Hersfeld the oldest dated bell in Germany, the Lullus bell , is cast in a thin beehive rib .
- Ansverus , Benedictine abbot in Ratzeburg and saint of the Roman Catholic Church († 1066 )
- Chengawa Tshälthrim Bar , important teacher of Tibetan Buddhism († 1103 )
- Sawlu , King of Bagan († 1084 )
- March 28 : Hai Gaon , head of the Jewish academy in Pumbedita (* 939 )
- April 23 : Liudolf , Count in Derlingau and Margrave in Friesland
- July 18th : Gunhild of Denmark , first wife of Henry III. (* around 1019 )
- August 15 : Stephen I , King of Hungary (national saint ) (* 969 )
- October 23 : Abū Nuʿaim , Arabic theologian and famous hadith collector (* 948 )
- November 1st : Hermann I , Margrave of Meißen, from the Ekkehardin family (* around 980 )
- December 3rd : Emma von Lesum , benevolent landowner, first person from Bremen who can be identified by name
- December 15 : Wilhelm VI. , Duke of Aquitaine and Count of Poitou (* 1004 )