Calendar overview 1063
|Solomon becomes King of Hungary .|
|1063 in other calendars|
|Armenian calendar||511/512 (turn of the year July)|
|Buddhist calendar||1606/07 (southern Buddhism); 1605/06 (alternative calculation according to Buddha's Parinirvana )|
|Chinese calendar||62nd (63rd) cycle|
|Chula Sakarat (Siam, Myanmar) / Dai calendar (Vietnam)||425/426 (turn of the year April)|
|Iranian calendar||441/442 (around March 21)|
|Islamic calendar||454/455/456 (January 3rd / 4th // December 24th / 25th)|
|Jewish calendar||4823/24 (August 27-28)|
|Seleucid era||Babylon: 1373/74 (turn of the year April)
Syria: 1374/75 (turn of the year October)
|Vikram Sambat (Nepalese Calendar)||1119/20 (turn of the year April)|
Politics and world events
- Spring: King Ramiro I of Aragón loses the Battle of Graus during the Reconquista against the Hudids of Saragossa and is killed. In response to this, Barbastro is besieged and captured by a united Christian army, which for the first time also includes many French and Norman knights. Ramiro's successor as King of Aragón is his son Sancho I. The exact time of the battle is, however, controversial - the years 1069 or 1070 are also possible.
Other events in Europe
- June 7th : In the Goslar ranking dispute escalated at Whitsun in the Goslar monastery of St. Simon and Judas, the dispute over seating arrangements escalated into an armed confrontation with several dead. Last year, Abbot Widerad of the Imperial Abbey of Fulda and Bishop Hezilo von Hildesheim had a dispute over who had the right to sit next to the Archbishop of Mainz .
- Normans under Robert Guiskard , Duke of Apulia and Calabria , conquer Taranto .
- After the death of King Béla I of Hungary , his nephew Salomon , who was overthrown and driven out by Béla in 1061 , returns and fights for his claim to the throne against Béla's sons.
- Alp Arslan succeeds Tughrul Beg as Sultan of the Seljuks , although he has chosen his younger brother Suleyman as his successor.
Religion and culture
- around 1063: Gottfried VI. , Count of Leuven, Count of Brussels, Landgrave of Brabant, Margrave of Antwerp, Duke of Lower Lorraine († 1139 )
- March 21 : Richeza , Queen of Poland (* around 995 )
- May 8 : Ramiro I , King of Aragon (* around 1000 )
- August 5th : Gruffydd ap Llywelyn , ruler of Wales (* around 1000 )
- August: Konstantinos Leichoudes , Patriarch of Constantinople
- August: Walter III. , Count of Vexin, Amiens, Mantes and Maine (* around 1031 )
- September 1st : Engelhard , Archbishop of Magdeburg
- September 3 : Heinrich II. , Bishop of Augsburg
- September 4 : Tughrul Beg , Sultan of the Great Seljuks (* around 990 )