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Millennium: 2nd millennium
Centuries: 10th century11th century12th century
Decades: 1030s  1040s  1050s  – 1060s –  1070s  1080s  1090s
Years: 1061 1062 106310641065 1066 1067
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Yi Yuanji, the great master of simian painting, is invited to the imperial court, but dies soon after.

Year 1064 (MLXIV) was a leap year starting on Thursday (link will display the full calendar) of the Julian calendar.

Events

By area

Americas

  • Sunset Crater Volcano (present-day Arizona) first erupts.

Asia

  • The Seljuk Turks storm Anatolia, taking Caesarea and Ani, marking the beginning of Turkish invasions into Anatolia.

Europe

  • June 9Coimbra is taken by King Ferdinand of Castile.
  • European warriors go to Spain to participate to the siege of Barbastro. This expedition is approved by the Pope and is now regarded as an early form of Crusade.
  • Harold II is shipwrecked at Ponthieu, Normandy and taken captive by Count Guy.
  • Construction of the Duomo at Pisa in Tuscany begins.


Births

  • Borivoj II of Bohemia, a Duke of Bohemia
  • Robert Fitz Richard, a Norman landowner in England
  • Niels of Denmark, a King of Denmark

Deaths

  • Abu Muhammad 'Ali ibn Ahmad ibn Sa`id Ibn Hazm
  • Ottokar I of Styria
  • Rabbi Yaakov ben Yakar
  • Yi Yuanji – Chinese Northern Song painter famous for his realistic paintings of animals (b. 1000)

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