Badìa Fiorentina, an abbey in Florence, Italy, is founded by Willa, Margravine of Tuscany.
* Ethelred II becomes king of
Englandat age 10, following the assassination of his half-brother King Edward the Martyr.
* The revolt of
Henry II, Duke of Bavariaagainst Otto IIends.
* The Wu-Yue State is forced to surrender to the Chinese
* One of the
Four Great Books of Song, the " Tàipíng guǎngjì" is a Chinese encyclopedia documenting various stories of Chinese myths and subjects of theology. Divided into 500 volumes, it consists of over 3 million written Chinese characters.
Zoe of Byzantium, later Empress of the Eastern Roman Empire
Yaroslav I the Wise, prince of Novgorodand Kiev
March 18— King Edward the Martyrof England, (by supporters of his half-brother)
Abraham of Alexandria, Coptic pope
Li Houzhu, last Chinese emperor of the Southern Tang(b. 936)
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