1071 is a common year.
|Centuries:||10th century – 11th century – 12th century|
|Decades:||1040s 1050s 1060s – 1070s – 1080s 1090s 1100s|
|Years:||1068 1069 1070 – 1071 – 1072 1073 1074|
Events[change | change source]
- April — The last Byzantine-controlled city in southern Italy, Bari, is captured by Robert Guiscard.
- August 26 — Byzantine Empire loses Battle of Manzikert to Turkish army under Alp Arslan. Control of much of Asia Minor passes to the Turks.
- Construction of Richmond Castle in North Yorkshire, England begins.