1055 facts for kids

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Millennium: 2nd millennium
Centuries: 10th century11th century12th century
Decades: 1020s  1030s  1040s  – 1050s –  1060s  1070s  1080s
Years: 1052 1053 105410551056 1057 1058


Year 1055 (MLV) was a common year starting on Sunday of the Julian calendar.

Events

By place

Africa

  • The Almoravids conquer Aoudaghost (present-day Mauritania).

Asia

Europe

  • January 11 – Theodora becomes reigning empress of the Byzantine Empire.
  • October 24 – Ralph the Timid is defeated by the Welsh.
  • Beginning of the campaign of Ferdinand I of Castile against al-Andalus. The king conquers Seia from the Christian allies of the Muslim taifas.

By topic

Art

  • Construction on the Liaodi Pagoda in Hebei is complete. It is the tallest pagoda in Chinese history standing at a height of 84 m (275 ft) tall.

Religion

Births

Deaths


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