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|Gregorian calendar|| 1042 |
|Ab urbe condita||1795|
|Armenian calendar|| 491 |
|Bahá'í calendar||-802 – -801|
|Coptic calendar||758 – 759|
|Ethiopian calendar||1034 – 1035|
|Hebrew calendar||4802 – 4803|
|- Vikram Samvat||1097 – 1098|
|- Shaka Samvat||964 – 965|
|- Kali Yuga||4143 – 4144|
|Iranian calendar||420 – 421|
|Islamic calendar||433 – 434|
|- Imperial Year|| Kōki 1702|
|Thai solar calendar||1585|
- April 18/April 19 — Emperor Michael V of the Byzantine Empire attempts to remain sole Emperor by sending his adoptive mother and co-ruler Zoe of Byzantium to a monastery.
- April 19 — Michael V of the Byzantine Empire is deposed by popular revolt. Zoe, Empress of the Byzantine Empire with co-rulers since 1028, becomes reigning Empress with her sister Theodora.
- June 8 — Edward the Confessor becomes King of England.
- June 11 — Empress Zoe marries for the third time and elevates her husband to the throne as Constantine IX.
- George Maniaces, Byzantine general in Sicily, revolts against Constantine IX.
- Harald III of Norway, at this time leader of the Varangian Guard in the Byzantine Empire, returns to Norway, possibly because of his involvement in Maniaces' revolt.
- Magnus I of Norway becomes King of Denmark.
- The Normans in Italy move their capital to Melfi.
- Abad II succeeds his father to the throne of Sevilla.
- Incursions by the Western Xia and the threat of further Liao Dynasty military actions against the Song Dynasty force an increase in tribute payments to the Liao.
- date unknown — Pope Urban II (d. 1099)
- June 8 — Harthacanute, King of Denmark and England
- August 24 — Michael V, Byzantine Emperor (b. 1015)
People of the year 1042 at Familypedia
14 people were born in 1042
2 children were born to the 2 women born in 1042
8 people died in 1042
662 people lived in 1042
Events of the year 1042 at FamilypediaEdit
2 people were married in 1042.
|Adelaide di Susa (c1017-1091)||Hermann IV. von Schwaben (c1015-1038) + Enrico de Monferrato (-1044) + Othon de Savoie (c1015-c1057)|
|Wulfhild of Norway (1020-1071)||Ordulf von Sachsen (1022-1072)|
There were 0 military battles in 1042.
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