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1081 in various calendars
Gregorian calendar 1081
Ab urbe condita 1834
Armenian calendar 530
Assyrian calendar 5831
Balinese saka calendar 1002–1003
Bengali calendar 488
Berber calendar 2031
English Regnal year 15  Will. 1   16  Will. 1
Buddhist calendar 1625
Burmese calendar 443
Byzantine calendar 6589–6590
Chinese calendar 庚申(Metal  Monkey)
3777 or 3717
辛酉年 (Metal  Rooster)
3778 or 3718
Coptic calendar 797–798
Discordian calendar 2247
Ethiopian calendar 1073–1074
Hebrew calendar 4841–4842
Hindu calendars
 - Vikram Samvat 1137–1138
 - Shaka Samvat 1002–1003
 - Kali Yuga 4181–4182
Holocene calendar 11081
Igbo calendar 81–82
Iranian calendar 459–460
Islamic calendar 473–474
Japanese calendar Jōryaku 5 / Eihō 1
Javanese calendar 985–986
Julian calendar 1081
Korean calendar 3414
Minguo calendar 831 before ROC
Nanakshahi calendar −387
Seleucid era 1392/1393 AG
Thai solar calendar 1623–1624
Tibetan calendar 阳金猴年
(male Iron-Monkey)
1207 or 826 or 54
(female Iron-Rooster)
1208 or 827 or 55
Alexios I Komnenos (r. 1081-1118). Founder of the Komnenos Dynasty. Alexios I Komnenos.jpg
Alexios I Komnenos (r. 1081–1118). Founder of the Komnenos Dynasty.

Year 1081 ( MLXXXI ) was a common year starting on Friday (link will display the full calendar) of the Julian calendar.



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