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Millennium: 1st millennium
Centuries: 9th century10th century11th century
Decades: 930s 940s 950s960s970s 980s 990s
Years: 960 961 962 963 964 965 966 967 968 969
Categories: BirthsDeaths – Architecture
Establishments – Disestablishments

Below are some of the events that happened from 960 to 969.

960

Births

Deaths

961

  • Ani becomes the capital of Armenia
  • The Huqiu Tower is built in China
  • Battle of Fitje
  • Harald II of Norway becomes ruler of the western part of Norway
  • St Paul's Cathedral in London is destroyed by fire
  • Al-Hakam II starts to rule

Births

  • Edith of Wilton
  • Sigmundur Brestisson, chieftain in the Faroe Islands

Deaths

962

Births

Deaths

  • Dong Yuan
  • Indulf, King of the Scots and Picts

963

Births

  • Li Jiqian, Tangut jiedushi who ruled the new Western Xia Dynasty in northwestern China (d. 1004)

Deaths

964

Deaths

965

Births

Deaths

966

Births

  • Fujiwara no Michinaga, Japanese regent

Deaths

967

Births

Deaths

  • February 9 – Sayf al-Dawla, Hamdanid Emir of Aleppo
  • Abu al-Faraj Ali, scholar
  • Abu 'Ali Muhammad, Ilyasid ruler
  • Bolesław I, prince of Bohemia
  • Hugh II, lord of Lusignan
  • Krishna III, Rashtrakuta ruler
  • Mu'izz al-Daula, first Buyid emir
  • Murakami, emperor of Japan
  • Vushmgir, ruler of the Ziyarids
  • Wichmann the Younger, Saxon count
  • Matilda of Ringelheim, Holy Roman Empress
  • Dub mac Maíl Coluim, king of Alba
  • Li Cheng, Chinese painter

968

  • The Pechenegs begin the Siege of Kiev
  • The Archbishopric of Magdeburg is founded

Births

Deaths

  • August 25 – Edgiva of Kent, queen of Edward the Elder of England
  • Abu al-Misk Kafur
  • Aldred of Lindisfarne
  • John III of Naples
  • Landulf III of Benevento
  • William, Archbishop of Mainz
  • Matilda of Ringelheim

969

Births

Deaths

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