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- Mahdia campaign: The navies of Genoa and Pisa take the capital of the Zirids, and occupy it for a year. Subsequently, both republics obtain trading privileges.
- Emperor Horikawa ascends to the throne of Japan.
- The formal reign of Emperor Shirakawa, but not his cloistered rule, ends.
- May 9 – The remains of Saint Nicholas are brought to Bari, Italy by local sailors.
- September 9 – William II becomes King of England.
- Inge the Elder returns to Svealand, kills Blot-Sweyn, and again proclaims himself King of Sweden.
- A fire in London, England destroys much of the city, including St Paul's Cathedral.
- The Sharq al-Andalus falls under the domination of El Cid, supported by the malik of Tortosa.
- September 9 – King William I of England
- September 16 – Pope Victor III
- Blot-Sweyn, King of Svealand since 1084
- Asma bint Shihab, sovereign queen and co-regent of Yemen
- Bertha of Savoy, Holy Roman Empress consort (b. 1051)
- Gilbert Meynier (2010) L'Algérie cœur du Maghreb classique. De l'ouverture islamo-arabe au repli (658-1518). Paris: La Découverte; pp.56.
- Kleinhenz, Christopher (2010). Medieval Italy: an encyclopedia. New York: Routledge. p. 95. ISBN 0-415-93930-5.
- Gilbert Meynier (2010) L'Algérie cœur du Maghreb classique. De l'ouverture islamo-arabe au repli (658-1518). Paris: La Découverte; pp.83.