Year 1070 was a common year starting on Friday of the Julian calendar, the 1070th year of the Common Era and Anno Domini designations, the 70th year of the 2nd millennium, the 70th year of the 11th century, the 1st year of the 1070s decade. Spring – King Sweyn II joins the English rebels, led by Hereward, captures the Isle of Ely in East Anglia. Hereward sacks Peterborough Abbey in support with Sweyn's Danes. Harrying of the North: King William I quells rebellions in the north of England, following an invasion by Sweyn II. Widespread famine follows. April 11 – Archbishop of Canterbury Stigand is deposed. June – Denmark signs a treaty with England. August 15 – The Pavian-born Benedictine Lanfranc is appointed as the new Archbishop of Canterbury in England. An invasion of England by Malcolm III of Scotland is repelled. Hugh d'Avranches, 1st Earl of Chester, the first Marcher Lord, invades Wales, capturing parts of Gwynedd. A successful Byzantine counter-attack drives the Seljuq Turks across the Euphrates.
Bergen is founded by King Olaf III of Norway. Chinese Chancellor Wang Anshi starts the Xining Reforms. Jews from Rouen in Normandy settle in England, at the invitation of King William I; the Temple of Literature, Hanoi, is established in the capital of Vietnam. Uyghur poet Yusuf Khass Hajib of Balasagun, in the Kara-Khanid Khanate, completes the Kutadgu Bilig, presents it to the prince of Kashgar. Song dynasty Chinese astronomer and statesman Su Song completes the compilation of the Ben Cao Tu Jing, a pharmaceutical treatise with related subjects of botany, zoology and metallurgy. Canterbury Cathedral in England is rebuilt, following a fire; the rebuilding of York Minster in England begins. Construction of Richmond Castle in North Yorkshire, England, by Alan Rufus begins. Approximate date – Halsten Stenkilsson is deposed as king of Sweden, with Håkan the Red becoming king in Götaland, Anund Gårdske being chosen as king of Svealand. Allucio of Campugliano, Italian diplomat Bertrade de Montfort, queen of France Coloman, king of Hungary Eupraxia of Kiev, Holy Roman Empress Gertrude of Flanders, duchess of Lorraine Giso IV, count of Gudensberg Gualfardo of Verona, Italian trader and hermit Guerric of Igny, French abbot Henry I, German nobleman Hugues de Payens, French knight John Komnenos, Byzantine aristocrat and official Lothair Udo III, margrave of the Nordmark Meinhard I, German nobleman Otto, German nobleman Ralph of Pont-Echanfray, Norman knight Ramiro Sánchez, Spanish nobleman Ranulf le Meschin, 3rd Earl of Chester Rostislav Vsevolodovich, Kievan prince Sancho Nunes de Barbosa, Portuguese nobleman Tescelin le Roux, Burgundian knight William de Corbeil, archbishop of Canterbury William of Champeaux, French philosopher March 6 – Ulric I, margrave of Carniola April 14 – Gerard, duke of Lorraine June 12 – Guido of Acqui, Italian bishop July 6 Godelieve, Flemish saint Said al-Andalusi, Taghlib Arab astronomer July 17 – Baldwin VI, count of Flanders Abu'Ubayd al-Juzjani, Persian physician and chronicler Athirajendra Chola, Indian ruler of the Chola Empire Áurea of San Millán, Spanish anchorite Bisantius Guirdeliku, Italian nobleman Filarete of Calabria, Sicilian monk and saint Hārūn ibn Malik al-Turk, Turkic military leader Theobald of Dorat, French monk and saint Vigrahapala III, Indian ruler of the Pala Empire
Dynamo Stadium in Kharkiv, Ukraine was the home ground of several Kharkiv professional football clubs, such as FC Metalist Kharkiv, FC Helios Kharkiv and FC Kharkiv. The stadium was built in 1931 and was used by teams from Kharkiv in the Soviet Championship, including FC Dynamo Kharkiv and FC Lokomotyv Kharkiv; the stadium was damaged during World War II, reconstructed. Lokomotiv Kharkiv, the predecessor to FC Metalist Kharkiv in the Soviet Top League, used the stadium until they moved to Metalist Stadium; the stadium was repaired again in 1971, was idle until 1997. Until 2008, the stadium was used by FC Helios Kharkiv, who were leasing it from the municipal administration. At the beginning of 2008, the facility was sold to FC Kharkiv under the condition that the club would reconstruct it, it was closed down for renovations in late 2008. FC Kharkiv returned to the stadium in April 2009, upon the conclusion of the main phase of renovations; the stadium was reconstructed in 2011
WEGH is a commercial FM radio station licensed to serve Northumberland, Pennsylvania. The station broadcasts a classic rock format. WEGH airs Bucknell University Bison football and basketball games, Selinsgrove Area High School Seals football games and Philadelphia Eagles football. New in the Spring of 2020 is the addition of Philadelphia Phillies Baseball. Assigned the WAFH call sign by the FCC in 1993, the station signed on for the first time in 1994 as WKOK-FM, simulcasting the programming of WKOK. On March 10, 1998, the station's call sign was changed to WEGH and one month on April 18, the station re-branded as Eagle 107 with its "Rock ‘N Roll for Adults" slogan. Official website Query the FCC's FM station database for WEGH Radio-Locator information on WEGH Query Nielsen Audio's FM station database for WEGH