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Millennium: 2nd millennium
Centuries: 10th century11th century12th century
Decades: 980s  990s  1000s  – 1010s –  1020s  1030s  1040s
Years: 1009 1010 101110121013 1014 1015

Events

  • Mael Morda starts a rebellion against Brian Boru in Ireland, which would eventually end in 1014 at the Battle of Clontarf.
  • Sulayman is restored as Umayyad caliph of Cordoba, succeeding Hisham II.
  • Benedict VIII becomes pope. Gregory is antipope.
  • Archbishop Alphege of Canterbury is murdered by his Danish captors.
  • King Aethelred of England pays Danegeld.
  • Oldrich succeeds Jaromir as duke of Bohemia.
  • Fatimid Caliph al-Hakim orders the destruction of all Jewish and Christian places of worship.

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