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One Thousand and One Nights, 1001 lists


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.

Events

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Europe

Asia

  • 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.

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