Canute the Greatis acclaimed king of England.
* England is divided into the earldoms of
Wessex, Mercia, East Angliaand Northumbria.
* Canute marries
Emma of Normandy.
Melus of Barirebels, supported by Norman mercenaries. He is victorious in three pitched battles against the Byzantines.
Abd-ar-Rahman IVsucceeds Suleiman IIas Umayyadcaliph.
Hamza ibn-'Ali ibn-Ahmadpublicly declares the founding of the Druzereligion. During the reign of the Fatimid Caliph Al-Hakim bi-Amr Allah.
October 29— Henry III, Holy Roman Emperor(d. 1056)
Zhou Dunyi— Neo-Confucian philosopherin Song Dynasty China(d. 1073)
Abd-ar-Rahman IV, Umayyad caliph
Elvira of Castile (daughter of García I), Regent of Leon (b. 965)
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