- January 24 – Pope Nicholas II succeeds Pope Stephen IX as the 155th Pope, installed in opposition to Antipope Benedict X.
- August – Robert Guiscard signs the Treaty of Melfi with Pope Nicholas II.
- Anselm settles at the Benedictine monastery of Le Bec in Normandy.
- The Lateran Council makes the College of Cardinals the sole voters in the election of popes.
- Muhammed ben Da'ud, known as Alp Arslan, becomes second sultan of the Seljuk Turks.
- Peter Krešimir IV is crowned King of Croatia and Dalmatia
- Isaac I Comnenus resigns as Byzantine Emperor, appointing Constantine Ducas as his successor.
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“The phenomenon of nature is more splendid than the daily events of nature, certainly, so then the twentieth century is splendid.”
—Gertrude Stein (18741946)
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—Francis Bacon (15611626)
“Genius is present in every age, but the men carrying it within them remain benumbed unless extraordinary events occur to heat up and melt the mass so that it flows forth.”
—Denis Diderot (17131784)