Calendar overview 1050
|Harald III. and Sven II to rule in Denmark , the settlement Haithabu is destroyed.|
|1050 in other calendars|
|Armenian calendar||498/499 (turn of the year July)|
|Buddhist calendar||1593/94 (southern Buddhism); 1592/93 (alternative calculation according to Buddhas Parinirvana )|
|Chinese calendar||62nd (63rd) cycle|
|Chula Sakarat (Siam, Myanmar) / Dai calendar (Vietnam)||412/413 (turn of the year April)|
|Iranian calendar||428/429 (around March 21)|
|Islamic calendar||441/442 (May 25/26)|
|Jewish calendar||4810/11 (September 19-20)|
|Seleucid era||Babylon: 1360/61 (turn of the year April)
Syria: 1361/62 (turn of the year October)
|Vikram Sambat (Nepalese Calendar)||1106/07 (turn of the year April)|
Politics and world events
- In a battle between Harald III. by Norway and Sven II to rule over Denmark , Haithabu is destroyed and only partially rebuilt later.
- After the death of his stepbrother Anund Jakob , Emund becomes King of Sweden .
First documentary mentions
- The city of Nuremberg was first mentioned as norenberc (rocky mountain) on July 16 .
- First documented mention of Berolzheim , Fisibach , Knutwil and Versam
- around 1050: The Carmina Cantabrigiensia collection , consisting of Latin poems, is probably put together in the Rhine region.
- The Synod of Vercelli condemns the doctrine of the sacrament of Berengar of Tours .
- The Neuss abbess Gepa transfers the remains of St. Quirinus from Rome to Neuss , where they are still in the Quirinus Minster today .
- Archbishop Adalbert von Bremen founds a priory on the Steffensberg .
Historical maps and views
Date of birth saved
Exact date of birth unknown
- Arwa bint Ahmad , Queen of the Sulaihids in Yemen († 1138 )
- Leopold II , Margrave of Austria († 1095 )
- Nestor of Kiev , Russian monk and author of the first Russian chronicle († 1113 )
- Olaf I , Danish King († 1095 )
- Svyatopolk II Isjaslavich , Grand Duke of Kiev († 1113 )
- Waltheof II , Earl of Northumbria († 1076 )
Born around 1050
- Alberich von Cîteaux , Benedictine abbot in Cîteaux († 1109 )
- Li Tang , Chinese painter († around 1130 )
- Peter the Hermit , French preacher and leader of the People's Crusade († 1115 )
- Robert de Beaumont , 1st Earl of Leicester († 1118 )
Date of death secured
Exact date of death unknown
- Anund Jakob , King of Sweden (* around 1000 )
- Guido von Arezzo , Italian monk, music theorist and teacher (* around 992 )
- Herleva , mother of Wilhelm the Conqueror (* 1003 )
- Suryavarman I , King of the Khmer Empire of Angkor
- Wilfried II. , Count of Cerdanya and Berga (* around 970 )
- Zoe , Byzantine Empress (* around 978 )