1024 - Thorkil the tall died

Denmark
Thorkil the tall was killed by peasants and was succeeded by Wulfsige Sparklingson who had married with Canutes half-sister Estrid. The new rulers was given the mission to educate Cnut and Emma's son Harthacnut, they also took initiative to settle new land.
Germany
A castle was build at Hamburg, so that the Saxons could control a vital trade post, Adam of Bremen lied when he wrote that it was build in 1061 by Ordulf but it was his father Duke, Bernhard II (1011-1059)  who did it 37 years before in 1024
Norway
King Magnus was born in April/June.
Orkney
Thorfinn the mighty became earl of Orkney he ruled until 1065.
Spain
An early crusade was led by, Roger of Toeni, a Norman knight, he left the battlefields of the Ebro Valley and went back to Normandy.
 Greece
The Kievan Rus' leader named Chrysocheir assembled 800 men and sailed to Byzans, to perform a quick raid into the Aegean Sea but was defeated by the Byzantines at the Battle of Lemnos.