|Centuries:||10th century – 11th century – 12th century|
|Decades:||1020s 1030s 1040s – 1050s – 1060s 1070s 1080s|
|Years:||1050 1051 1052 – 1053 – 1054 1055 1056|
Events[change | change source]
- June 18 – Battle of Civitate: 3,000 horsemen of Norman Count Humphrey defeat the troops of Pope Leo IX.
- Byōdō-in, Uji, Kyoto Prefecture, is built. Heian period (approximate date).
- Jōchō makes Amida Buddha, Byodo-in. Heian period (approximate date).
Births[change | change source]
- July 7 – Emperor Shirakawa of Japan (d. 1129)
- St-Hugues, Bishop of Guenette (d. 1132)
- Guibert of Nogent, French historian and theologian (d. 1124)
- Vladimir Monomakh, Prince of Kiev (d. 1125)
- Ramon Berenguer II, Count of Barcelona
- Berenguer Ramon II, Count of Barcelona