1009 in history

1009 events chronologically

Mar 9 First known mention of Lithuania, in the annals of the monastery of Quedlinburg
Jul 31 Pope Sergius IV becomes the 142nd pope, succeeding Pope John XVIII
Oct 18 The Church of the Holy Sepulchre, a Christian church in Jerusalem, is completely destroyed by the Fatimid caliph Al-Hakim bi-Amr Allah, who hacks the Church's foundations down to bedrock
Nov 21 Lý Công Uẩn is enthroned as emperor of Đại Cồ Việt, founding the Lý dynasty

Born in 1009

Apr 3 Bernard I William of Gascony the Duke of Gascony from 996 or 997 to his death.
Dec 14 Emperor Go-Suzaku the 69th emperor of Japan, according to the traditional order of succession.

Died in 1009

Feb 14 Bruno of Querfurt a sainted missionary bishop and martyr, who was beheaded near the border of Kievan Rus and Lithuania while trying to spread Christianity in Eastern Europe. He is also called the second "Apostle of the Prussians"
Nov 13 Dedo I of Wettin a son of Theodoric I of Wettin and Jutta of Merseburg.