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Millennium: 2nd millennium
Centuries: 10th century11th century12th century
Decades: 970s  980s  990s  – 1000s –  1010s  1020s  1030s
Years: 998 999 100010011002 1003 1004
1001 by topic
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Birth and death categories
Establishments and disestablishments categories
Establishments – Disestablishments
1001 in other calendars
Gregorian calendar 1001
Ab urbe condita 1754
Armenian calendar 450
Bahá'í calendar -843 – -842
Bengali calendar 408
Berber calendar 1951
Buddhist calendar 1545
Burmese calendar 363
Byzantine calendar 6509 – 6510
Chinese calendar 庚子年十二月初四日
— to —
Coptic calendar 717 – 718
Ethiopian calendar 993 – 994
Hebrew calendar 4761 – 4762
Hindu calendars
 - Vikram Samvat 1056 – 1057
 - Shaka Samvat 923 – 924
 - Kali Yuga 4102 – 4103
Holocene calendar 11001
Iranian calendar 379 – 380
Islamic calendar 391 – 392
Japanese calendar
Korean calendar 3334
Thai solar calendar 1544

1001 (MI) was a common year starting on Wednesday in the Julian calendar. It is confirmed that the year 1001 AD was claimed to be the beginning of the 11th century and the second millennium.


By place



  • 1001 ± 40 years – Baitoushan volcano on what would be the Chinese-Korean border, erupts with a force of 6.5, the fourth largest Holocene blast.
  • Tao/Tayk region is annexed by the Byzantines as the theme of Iberia
  • Mahmud of Ghazni, Muslim leader of Ghazni, begins a series of raids into Northern India. He will finish his conquest in 1027 with the destruction of Somnath.
  • Jayapala suffers defeat from Ghaznavid Empire near Peshawar.
  • Rebellion Cửu Long in Thanh Hoa province
  • Khmer King Jayavarman V is succeeded by Udayadityavarman I and/or Suryavarman I.
  • Construction begins on the Liaodi Pagoda, the tallest pagoda in Chinese history (completed in 1055).
  • The Buddhist ruler of Butuan in the Philippines (P’u-tuan in the Sung Dynasty records), Sari Bata Shaja, makes the first tributary mission to China.
  • Oqropiri (Ioane I), Svimeon III and Melkisedek I are Catholicoi of Iberia within one year.


North America

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Footnotes and references

  1. ^ "Khotyn" (in Russian). Antychnyi Kyiv. Retrieved 2007-05-28.  


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Simple English

Millennium: 2nd millennium
Centuries: 10th century - 11th century - 12th century
Decades: 970s  980s  990s  - 1000s -  1010s  1020s  1030s
Years: 998 999 1000 - 1001 - 1002 1003 1004

1001 (MI) was a common year starting on Wednesday, in accordance with the Julian calendar. It was the first year of the 2nd millennium and of the 11th century.


  • Grand Prince Stephen I of Hungary is named the first King of Hungary by Pope Silvester II.
  • Canonisation of Edward the Martyr, king of England.
  • Robert II, King of France marries for the third time, with Constance Taillefer d'Arles.
  • Khmer king Jayavarman V is succeeded by Udayadityavarman I and/or Suryavarman I.
  • Otto III, Holy Roman Emperor has Charlemagne's vault opened (see Aachen Cathedral).



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