- Mael Morda starts a rebellion against Brian Boru in Ireland, which would eventually end in 1014 at the Battle of Clontarf.
- Sulayman is restored as Umayyad caliph of Cordoba, succeeding Hisham II.
- Benedict VIII becomes pope. Gregory is antipope.
- Archbishop Alphege of Canterbury is murdered by his Danish captors.
- King Aethelred of England pays Danegeld.
- Oldrich succeeds Jaromir as duke of Bohemia.
- Pope Benedict IX (approximate date)
- Marpa, Tibetan translator of holy texts