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Millennium: 2nd millennium
Centuries: 10th century11th century12th century
Decades: 970s  980s  990s  – 1000s –  1010s  1020s  1030s
Years: 1003 1004 100510061007 1008 1009


Year 1006 (MVI) was a common year starting on Tuesday (link will display the full calendar) of the Julian calendar.

Events

By place

Oceania

  • A major eruption of Mount Merapi volcano covers all of central Java with volcanic ash. This caused devastation throughout central Java, and destroyed a Hindu kingdom on the island of Java.

Europe

  • Holmgang (dueling) is declared illegal in Iceland.

Asia

  • Granaries for famine relief are set up across China.

By topic

Religion

Astronomy


Births

  • Constantine X, emperor of Byzantium (d. 1067)

Deaths

  • Gisela of Burgundy

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