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Millennium: 2nd millennium
Centuries: 10th century11th century12th century
Decades: 1010s  1020s  1030s  – 1040s –  1050s  1060s  1070s
Years: 1038 1039 104010411042 1043 1044

Year 1041 (MXLI) was a common year starting on Thursday (link will display the full calendar) of the Julian calendar.


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  • December 10 – Empress Zoe of Byzantium raises her adoptive son to the throne of the Eastern Roman Empire as Michael V.
  • Worcester rebels against the naval taxes of Harthacanute.
  • Edward the Confessor returns from exile to inherit Harthacanute. He reduces the Navy from 60 to 32 ships this year due to the tax burden.


  • The number of enlisted soldiers in the Song Dynasty Chinese military reaches well over 1,250,000 troops, an increase since 1022 when there were a million soldiers.


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