1057 facts for kids

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Millennium: 2nd millennium
Centuries: 10th century11th century12th century
Decades: 1020s  1030s  1040s  – 1050s –  1060s  1070s  1080s
Years: 1054 1055 105610571058 1059 1060


Year 1057 (MLVII) was a common year starting on Wednesday (link will display the full calendar) of the Julian calendar.

Events

By place

Africa

Asia

Europe

  • King Macbeth of Scotland is killed in battle against Malcolm III of Scotland. He is replaced as King of Scotland by his stepson Lulach.
  • William the Conqueror defeats a Franco-Angevin army at the mouth of the Dives River, Normandy in the Battle of Varaville.
  • Ferdinand I of Castile takes Lamego and Viseu from Christian lords allied to the Muslim taifas.

By topic

Religion


Births

  • Hugh I, Duke of Burgundy (d. 1093)

Deaths


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