1108 facts for kids
|Centuries:||11th century – 12th century – 13th century|
|Decades:||1070s 1080s 1090s – 1100s – 1110s 1120s 1130s|
|Years:||1105 1106 1107 – 1108 – 1109 1110 1111|
- The Taira and Minamoto clans join forces to rule Japan after defeating the warrior monks of the Enryakuji Temple near Kyoto.
- Alexius I Comnenus and Bohemund I of Antioch negotiate the Treaty of Devol.
- May – Battle of Uclés: The Almoravids defeat the Kingdom of Castile and roll back the advances of Reconquista; several towns recently captured by Christians are lost to the conquering Berbers such as Tarragona.
- Saint Magnus becomes the first Earl of Orkney.
- In Pistoia, Italy, the Cathedral of San Zeno burns to the ground.
- Louis VI of France starts to rule.
- First mention of the consuls of Bergamo indicating that the city has become an independent republic.
- Chichester Cathedral is consecrated.
- Bohemund II of Antioch (d. 1131)
- Baldwin IV, Count of Hainaut (d. 1171)
- Leopold IV, Duke of Bavaria (d. 1141)
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