1064 (The People's Chronology)
Harold Godwine, 2nd earl of Wessex, is shipwrecked on the coast of Normandy and takes a vow to support William, duke of Normandy's claim to England (see 1065).
Norway's Harald III Hardrada and Denmark's Sweyn II Estridsen sign a peace agreement after years of conflict (see 1047).
Castile's Ferdinand I takes Coimbra from its Portuguese defenders June 9 as his armies enlarge his realm.
Hungary's new king Solomon takes Belgrade from the Byzantines.
Seljuk Turkish forces under the command of their new sultan Alp-Arslan conquer Armenia, taking the cities of Ani and Kars (see 1048; Alp-Arslan, 1063). The conquest gives Alp-Arslan's Turkmen supporters control of pasturelands on the Aras River, but they return home with their booty, delaying Alp-Arslan's plan to move against the Fatimid caliphate at Cairo (see 1071).
"Regulative granaries" established by China's emperor Ying Zong buy up surplus grain in good harvests and release stocks in times of shortage.