Calendar overview 1070
|Seljuks conquer Aleppo from the Mirdasids .|
|1070 in other calendars|
|Armenian calendar||518/519 (turn of the year July)|
|Buddhist calendar||1613/14 (southern Buddhism); 1612/13 (alternative calculation according to Buddha's Parinirvana )|
|Chinese calendar||62nd (63rd) cycle|
|Chula Sakarat (Siam, Myanmar) / Dai calendar (Vietnam)||432/433 (turn of the year April)|
|Iranian calendar||448/449 (around March 21)|
|Islamic calendar||462/463 (October 8/9)|
|Jewish calendar||4830/31 (September 8/9)|
|Seleucid era||Babylon: 1380/81 (turn of the year April)
Syria: 1381/82 (turn of the year October)
|Vikram Sambat (Nepalese Calendar)||1126/27 (turn of the year April)|
Politics and world events
- Seljuks conquer Aleppo from the Mirdasids .
- Virarajendra Chola , ruler of the Chola in southern India, dies after seven years of reign . He is succeeded by his son Athirajendra Chola on the throne. His brief reign is marked by social unrest, in the course of which he is killed only a few months later. He is succeeded by Prince Rajendra Chola from the Chalukya sidelines of the Cholas. He ascends the throne as Kulothunga I.
- King Malcolm III marries the English princess Margareta , who has fled to Scotland in fear of the new King William I (the Conqueror) , who came from Normandy .
- Otto von Northeim is ostracized, his son-in-law Welf IV receives the Duchy of Bavaria as a fief.
- Burgsalach , Grasswil , Wauwil and Wolhusen are mentioned indirectly in a document for the first time.
Exact date of birth unknown
- Henry III. , Count of Luxembourg († 1096 )
- Nikephoros Diogenes , fellow Byzantine emperor
- Ramiro Sánchez de Navarra , Lord of Monzón († 1116 )
- Sharawa Yönten Dragpa , representative of the Kadam school of Tibetan Buddhism († 1141 )
- John of Valence , Abbot of Bonneval, Bishop of Valence († 1145 )
- William , Count of Luxembourg († 1129 )
Born around 1070
- Wolfhard von Augsburg , Christian hermit († 1127 )
- Adelard of Bath , English scholar († around 1160 )
- Erik I , King of Denmark and Crusader († 1103 )
- Beginning of the year: Virarajendra Chola , King of the Chola
- March 6th : Ulrich I , Margrave of Carniola, Margrave of Istria and Count of Weimar
- April 8th : Philaretus the Younger , Saint (* around 1020 )
- April 14th : Gerhard , Duke of Lorraine (* around 1030 )
- July 17th : Baldwin VI. , Count of Flanders (* 1030 )
- July: Godeleva , Flemish noblewoman and martyr (* around 1052 )
- Athirajendra Chola , King of the Chola
- Rhiwallon ap Cynfyn , ruler of the Welsh principalities of Gwynedd and Powys