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Millennium: 2nd millennium
Centuries: 10th century11th century12th century
Decades: 970s  980s  990s  – 1000s –  1010s  1020s  1030s
Years: 1005 1006 100710081009 1010 1011

1008 (MVIII) was a common year when the Julian calendar was used. It was the eighth year of the 2nd millennium and the 11th century.

Events

  • Olof, king of Sweden, is baptized by saint Sigfrid.
  • Bruno of Querfurt and others try to establish a mission among the Prussians.
  • Oldest known mention of the city of Gundelfingen.
  • Mohammed II succeeds Hisham II as Caliph of Cordoba.
  • Unification of Georgia under king Bagrat III.

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