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Millennium: 2nd millennium
Centuries: 10th century11th century12th century
Decades: 1020s  1030s  1040s  – 1050s –  1060s  1070s  1080s
Years: 1055 1056 105710581059 1060 1061

Year 1058 (MLVIII) was a common year starting on Thursday (link will display the full calendar) of the Julian calendar.


  • March 17 – King Lulach of Scotland is killed in battle against his cousin and rival Máel Coluim mac Donnchada, who later becomes King as Máel Coluim III.
  • September 20 – Agnes de Poitou and Andrew I of Hungary met to talk about the border-zone in present-day Burgenland.
  • Antipope Benedict X is crowned pope, but is later removed.
  • Pope Nicholas II is elected pope in December and started working in the position the following year.
  • Boleslaus II takes office as duke of Poland.
  • Construction begins on the Cathedral of Parma, Italy.
  • Aldred becomes the first English bishop to make a pilgrimage to Jerusalem.
  • The Almoravids take over the Berghouata.



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