1041


1041

Events

*December 10 — Empress Zoe of Byzantium elevates her adoptive son to the throne of the Eastern Roman Empire as Michael V.
* Worcester rebels against the naval taxes of Harthacanute.
* Edward the Confessor returns from exile to become the heir of Harthacanute.
* The number of enlisted soldiers in the Song Dynasty Chinese military reaches well over 1,250,000 troops, an increase since 1022 when there were a million soldiers.

Births

Deaths

* December 10Michael IV, Byzantine Emperor (b. 1010)


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