950 To 999
c - Folded books appear in China in place of rolls.
c - Bored women in a Chinese harem invent playing cards.
c - Paper use spreads west to Spain.
jul 08 - Paris is founded.
sep 23 - Otto I the Great becomes king of Italy.
apr 21 - Otto I the Great gives Utrecht fishing rights.
sep 25 - Ratherius becomes bishop of Luik.
sep 10 - Louis IV, of overseas, King of France, dies.
nov 12 - Lotharius becomes king of France.
x - England Eadred dies.
x - England Eadwig becomes King of Wessex.
may 16 - Alberich II, son of Octavianus elected pope. re.List of Popes
aug 10 - Conrad the Red, Duke of Lotharingen, dies in battle.
aug 10 - Battle at Lech: German king Otto I beats Hungarians.
sep 25 - Bishop Ratherius of Luik flees.0297847139
x - England Dunstan is sent into Exile.
feb 17 - Hugo the Great, earl of Paris/duke of Francia, dies at about 55.
x - Japan First year of Tentoku.
x - England Beorhthelm becomes Archbishop of Canterbury.
x - England Aefsige becomes Archbishop of Canterbury.
aug 21 - Erachus becomes bishop of Luik.
oct 01 - England Edgar becomes King of England. r.u.975
x - England Dunstan becomes Archbishop of Canterbury.
x - Northern Song [s~ung] (Sung) Dynasty u.1126
x - Tai Zu (fam. Zhao Kuangyin); Imperial commander; 1st emperor of Song r.u.976
x - Song dynasty reunifies China
x - Japan First year of ďwa.
may 26 - German King Otto II crowned.
x - Alptigin, Turkish warrior slave, seizes Afghan fortress of Ghazni and founds Ghaznavid dynasty
x - England St. Paul's burns down.
jan 01 - Boudouin III, count of Flanders, dies.
feb 02 - Pope John XII crowns German King Otto I the Great Emperor, Emperor of the West, beginning the Holy Roman Empire.
dec 06 - Leo VIII elected Pope.
x - Japan First year of K˘h˘.
x - England Benedictines at Winchester.
sep 23 - Aboe a-Taia-H al-Moetanabbi, Arabic royal poet (Diwan), murdered.
oct 01 - John XIII Crescentii elected to succeed Pope Leo VIII.
oct 11 - Bruno I, archbishop of Cologne/duke of Lutheran, dies at about 40.
nov 20 - Aboe al-Faradj al-Isfahani, Arabic author (Book of liederen), dies.
dec 07 - Abu Sa'id ibn Aboa al-Chair, Persian mystic, is born.
dec 25 - John XIII crowned Otto II the Red German compassionate emperor.
x - Japan First year of Anna.
oct 28 - Byzantines troops occupy Antioch Syria.0440136482
dec 25 - Johannes I Tzimisces, crowned emperor of Byzantium.
x - Japan First year of Tenroku.
x - Paper money introduced by Chinese government
x - Annales Cambriae compiled.
c - Russia Prince Sviatoslav makes peace with Byzantine Empire.
x - England Consecration of Peterborough Abbey.
x - England Pershore Abbey charter confirmed.
apr 14 - Notger becomes bishop of Liege.
x - Japan First year of Ten'en.
x - England Edgar: Water-pageant.
jan 14 - Ekkehard I, monk of St Gallen (Vita Waltharii manu fortis), dies.
jan 19 - Pope Benedictus VI elected. re.List of Popes
may 06 - Henry II, Roman Catholic German king/emperor (1002/14-24), is born.
may 11 - England Coronation of King Edgar.
apr 25 - Ratherius of Verona/Liege, bishop/abbot, dies at about 84.
jun 00 - England Edward becomes king.
jul 25 - Thietmar, bishop of Merseburg, German chronicler, is born.
x - Japan First year of J˘gen.
jul 21 - Emperor Otto II gives earl Leopold I, East Bavaria.
oct 01 - Al-Hakam II, Moors kalief of Córdoba, dies.
oct 02 - Hisham II appointed kalief of Córdoba.
nov 14 - T'ai tsu, emperor of China/founder of Sung-dynasty, dies.
x - Japan First year of Tengen.
apr 14 - Challenge to throne of King Aethelred II of England.
jun 08 - Louis V de Luie, crowned King of France.0060006927
dec 25 - Rotardus appointed as bishop of the kingdom.
x - The Scandinavians return to Britain.
x - England First Viking attacks.
x - England Monastery at Worcester.
x - China 1,000 chapter encyclopaedia, Taiping Yulan, produced.
x - Japan First year of Eikan.
jul 10 - Benedict VI, Italian Pope (974-83), dies. re.List of Popes
x - Japan First year of Kanna.
x - Chola king Rajaraja I (985-1014) conquers Kerala in south India, and Sri Lanka in 1001
x - Japan First year of Eien.
jun 19 - France Louis IV, crowned king of France at Noyon.wrong date
jul 03 - France Hugo Capet crowned king of France at Noyon.
dec 30 - French King Hugo Capet crowns his son Robert the compassionate king.
c - Russia Prince Vladimir I St. Vladimir is baptized and converts Kievan Rus' to Christianity.
x - England Athelgar: Becomes Archbishop of Canterbury.
mar 30 - Boudouin IV with the Beard becomes earl of Flanders.
may 06 - Dirk II, West Frisian count of Holland.
may 19 - Dunstan[us], English archbishop of Canterbury, dies.
x - Japan First year of Eiso.
apr 13 - Battle at Abydos: Byzantine emperor Basilius II beats Bardas Phocas.
x - England Sigeric Serio becomes Archbishop of Canterbury.
x - Japan First year of Sh˘ryaku.
jan 01 - Russia adopts Julian calendar.
apr 23 - Ekkehart II, [Palatinus], monk to St-Gallen/poet, dies.
x - England Olaf Trygvasson.
jun 15 - Theophano, German Empress/wife of Emperor Otto II, dies.
x - St. Oswald, Archbishop of York dies.
nov 25 - Mieszko I, Polish advisor to Pope John XV, dies.
sep 18 - Arnulf vanf Gent, Westfries earl (988-93), dies in battle.
x - England Svein Fork-Beard.
nov 07 - Muhammad ibn Hazm, historian/jurist/author of Islamic Spain, is born.
win 00 - England Trygvasson converted to Christianty.
x - England Aelfric becomes Archbishop of Canterbury.
x - Japan First year of Ch˘toku.
may 10 - Boudouin, bishop of Utrecht.
x - Japan Fujiwara Michinaga b.966 d.1027 becomes regent; under his leadership, the Fujiwara reach their height.
may 21 - Pope Gregory V crowns his cousin Otto III German emperor of Elzas.
aug 00 - France Capet dies and Robert II becomes King.
nov 01 - 1st use of name "Austria" for Ostarrichi/in oorkonde.
apr 23 - Vojtech "Adalbert" of Prague, 2nd bishop of Prague/apostle, dies at 40.
x - Japan First year of Ch˘h˘.
feb 18 - Gregory V, [Bruno] 1st German Pope, dies. re.List of Popes
apr 02 - Gerbert of Aurillac elected as 1st French Pope. re.List of Popes
dec 16 - Adelheid the Saint, German empress of Otto I/saint, dies at about 68.
dec 25 - Heribertus becomes bishop of Cologne.
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