1072

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Millennium: 2nd millennium
Centuries:
Decades:
Years:
1072 in various calendars
Gregorian calendar1072
MLXXII
Ab urbe condita1825
Armenian calendar521
ԹՎ ՇԻԱ
Assyrian calendar5822
Balinese saka calendar993–994
Bengali calendar479
Berber calendar2022
English Regnal yearWill. 1 – 7 Will. 1
Buddhist calendar1616
Burmese calendar434
Byzantine calendar6580–6581
Chinese calendar辛亥(Metal Pig)
3768 or 3708
    — to —
壬子年 (Water Rat)
3769 or 3709
Coptic calendar788–789
Discordian calendar2238
Ethiopian calendar1064–1065
Hebrew calendar4832–4833
Hindu calendars
 - Vikram Samvat1128–1129
 - Shaka Samvat993–994
 - Kali Yuga4172–4173
Holocene calendar11072
Igbo calendar72–73
Iranian calendar450–451
Islamic calendar464–465
Japanese calendarEnkyū 4
(延久4年)
Javanese calendar976–977
Julian calendar1072
MLXXII
Korean calendar3405
Minguo calendar840 before ROC
民前840年
Nanakshahi calendar−396
Seleucid era1383/1384 AG
Thai solar calendar1614–1615
Tibetan calendar阴金猪年
(female Iron-Pig)
1198 or 817 or 45
    — to —
阳水鼠年
(male Water-Rat)
1199 or 818 or 46

Year 1072 (MLXXII) was a leap year starting on Sunday (link will display the full calendar) of the Julian calendar.

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  • The Song dynasty Chinese polymath scientist and statesman Shen Kuo is appointed as the head official for the Bureau of Astronomy, where he begins his groundbreaking work with the colleague Wei Pu on accurately plotting the orbital paths of the stars, planets, and moon three times a night, for a continuum of five years.
  • Shen Kuo is sent to supervise Chancellor Wang Anshi's program of surveying the building of silt deposits in the Bian Canal, outside the capital city of Kaifeng. Using an original technique, Shen successfully dredges the canal and demonstrates the formidable value of the silt gathered as a fertilizer.

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