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|1040 by topic|
|Birth and death categories|
|Births – Deaths|
|Establishments and disestablishments categories|
|Establishments – Disestablishments|
|Ab urbe condita||1793|
|Balinese saka calendar||961–962|
|English Regnal year||N/A|
|Chinese calendar|| 己卯年 (Earth Rabbit)|
3736 or 3676
— to —
庚辰年 (Metal Dragon)
3737 or 3677
|- Vikram Samvat||1096–1097|
|- Shaka Samvat||961–962|
|- Kali Yuga||4140–4141|
|Japanese calendar|| Chōryaku 4 / Chōkyū 1|
|Minguo calendar||872 before ROC |
|Seleucid era||1351/1352 AG|
|Thai solar calendar||1582–1583|
1166 or 785 or 13
— to —
1167 or 786 or 14
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Year 1040 ( MXL ) was a leap year starting on Tuesday (link will display the full calendar) of the Julian calendar.
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Year 1079 (MLXXIX) was a common year starting on Tuesday of the Julian calendar.
Year 1001 (MI) was a common year starting on Wednesday of the Julian calendar. It is the first year of the 11th century and the 2nd millennium.
Year 1002 (MII) was a common year starting on Thursday of the Julian calendar.
Year 961 (CMLXI) was a common year starting on Tuesday of the Julian calendar.
Year in topic Year 1015 (MXV) was a common year starting on Saturday of the Julian calendar.
Year 1018 (MXVIII) was a common year starting on Wednesday of the Julian calendar.
Year 962 (CMLXII) was a common year starting on Wednesday of the Julian calendar.
Year 1050 (ML) was a common year starting on Monday of the Julian calendar.
Year 1060 (MLX) was a leap year starting on Saturday of the Julian calendar.
Year 1070 (MLXX) was a common year starting on Friday of the Julian calendar.
Year 950 (CML) was a common year starting on Tuesday of the Julian calendar.
Year 1022 (MXXII) was a common year starting on Monday of the Julian calendar.
Year 997 (CMXCVII) was a common year starting on Friday of the Julian calendar.
Year 1032 (MXXXII) was a leap year starting on Saturday of the Julian calendar.
Year 1090 (MXC) was a common year starting on Tuesday of the Julian calendar.
Year 985 (CMLXXXV) was a common year starting on Thursday of the Julian calendar.
Year 960 (CMLX) was a leap year starting on Sunday of the Julian calendar.
The 1020s was a decade of the Julian Calendar which began on January 1, 1020, and ended on December 31, 1029.