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- Hugh Capet, a distant relative of the last Carolingian king of the Franks, is crowned King of France, beginning the Capetian dynasty and, arguably, modern French history.
- Wood carvers commissioned by China's Song Dynasty complete a carving of the entire Buddhist canon for printing. 130,000 blocks are produced in total.
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