__NOTOC__1001 (MI) was a
common year starting on Wednesdayin the Gregorian calendar. It is confirmed that the year 1001 AD was claimed to be the beginning of the 11th centuryand the second millennium.
* January 1 (?) - Grand Prince
Stephen I of Hungaryis named the first King of Hungaryby Pope Silvester II.
February 6- After leading the revolt against Emperor Otto III and expelling the Crescentii, Gregory I, Count of Tusculumis derogatively named "Head of the Republic"
July 31- Emperor Otto III confirms possessions of Ulric Manfred II of Turinand grants him privileges.
July- Sergius II becomes Patriarch of Constantinople
* Robert II, King of France marries for the third time, with Constance Taillefer d'Arles.
Otto III, Holy Roman Emperorhas Charlemagne's vault opened (see Aachen Cathedral).
First Battle of Alton: Danish invaders defeat the British.
Battle of Pinhoe: Vikingsdefeat Anglo-Saxonsin Devon.
Boleslaw I of Polandbegins ruling parts of Slovakia
Vseslav Izyaslavich of Polotskbegins ruling Polotsk.
Werner I, Bishop of Strasbourgbegins ruling Archbishopric of Strasbourg.
* Second voyage of
Ermengol I of Urgellto Rome.
Þorgeirr Ljósvetningagoðiends being a lawspeaker in Iceland's Althing.
bishop of Elmham, is consecrated.
Athelric, bishop of Shepborne, is consecrated (other date is 1002).
* Æthelred is a bishop of Cornwall and dies shortly after that.
* Founding of
Lloret de Mar, Catalonian town.
* First reference to
Khotyn, Ukrainian town cite web|url=http://www.kievantico.com.ua/service/travel_ukraine/hotin/|title=Khotyn|accessdate=2007-05-28|work=Antychnyi Kyiv|language=Russian]
* First reference to
Nyalka, Hungarian village, as to "Chimudi".
1001± 40 years - Baitoushan volcano on what would be the Chinese-Korean border, erupts with a force of 6.5, the fourth largest Holocene blast.
Taykregion is annexed by the Byzantines as the theme of Iberia
Mahmud of Ghazni, Muslim leader of Ghazni, begins a series of raids into Northern India. He will finish his conquest in 1027 with the destruction of Somnath.
Jayapalasuffers defeat from Ghaznavid Empirenear Peshawar.
Cửu Longin Thanh Hoaprovince
* Khmer King
Jayavarman Vis succeeded by Udayadityavarman I and/or Suryavarman I.
* Construction begins on the
Liaodi Pagoda, the tallest pagoda in Chinese history (completed in 1055).
* The Buddhist ruler of Butuan (P’u-tuan in the Sung Dynasty records), Sari Bata Shaja, makes the first tributary mission to China.
* Oqropiri (Ioane I), Svimeon III and Melkisedek I are Catholicoi of Iberia within one year.
Khazrun ben Falfulfrom Maghrawafamily Banu Khazrunbegins ruling Tripoli.
Al-Muizzbegins ruling Morocco
1001, Vikings, led by Leif Eriksson, establish small settlements in and around Vinlandin North America.
Edward the Martyrof Englandis canonized.
* A tomb of saint Ivo (possibly) is uncovered in
ByzantineEmperor Basil IIattempts to reconquer Bulgaria.
Princess Bishiof Japan (d. 1008)
Godwin, Earl of Wessex(d. 1053)
Herluin de Conteville, Norman nobleman (d. 1087)
Ingegerd Olofsdotter, daughter of Olof Skötkonung(d. 1049)
December 21- Hugh of Tuscany, margrave of Tuscany(b. c. 950)
Alawich II, Bishop of Strasbourg
Bishop of Elmham
Conrad of Ivrea, margrave of Ivrea
Đinh Phế Đế, the second and the last king of Đinh dynasty
Fujiwara no Sanenobu, son of Fujiwara no Tamemitsu(b. 964)
Empress Fujiwara no Teishiof Japan (b. 977)
Hrosvit, Saxon nun and poet
Husan ud-Dawlah al-Muqallad, Uqailid Emir of Mosul
* Izyaslav Vladimirovich of Polotsk
Jayapala, Emperor of Shahiya dinasty
Jayavarman V, King of the Khmer Empire
Wang Yucheng, Chinese poet (b. 954)
Ziri ibn Atiyya, Emir of Morocco, eventual effects of stab wounds
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