January 6 - Harold Godwinson is crowned King of England.
March 20 - Halley's comet is closest to the Sun and was depicted on the Bayeux carpet.
September 20 - Battle of Fulford.
September 25 - Battle of Stamford Bridge.
September 28 - William of Normandy lands at Pevensey, England.
October 14 - Battle of Hastings, the first battle of the Norman conquest of England.
December 25 - William I of England is crowned.
Magnus II was crowned king of Norway.
In the Granada massacre, most of Granada's Jewish population was killed by a Muslim mob.
January 5 - Edward the Confessor Anglo - Saxon King of England
September 25 - Harald III (Hardråde), falls in the battle of Stamford Bridge
September 25 - Toste Godwinson, falls at Stamford Bridge
October 14 - Harold II of England, falls at the Battle of Hastings
October 14 - Leofwine Godwinson, falls at Hastings
October 14 - Gyrth Godwinson, falls at Hastings
November 10 - John Scotus, Bishop of Mecklenburg