960s facts

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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

  • Mieszko I becomes ruler in Poland
  • Richard I of Normandy marries Emma of Paris
  • The Aksumite Empire is destroyed

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

  • King Haakon I of Norway
  • Abd-ar-rahman III, Caliph of Córdoba
  • Emperor Yuanzong of Southern Tang

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

  • King Dub of Scotland

967

  • Conchobar mac Tadg becomes King of Connacht
  • Otto II is crowned co-emperor by Pope John XIII
  • Olaf Tryggvason runs away from Norway with his mother
  • Emperor Reizei ascends to the throne of Japan
  • The Cambodian temple of Banteay Srei is consecrated
  • 'Izz al-Daula becomes the Buyid emir of Iraq
  • Bisutun ascends to the Ziyarid throne

Births

  • Sigrid Storrada, queen of Sweden and Denmark
  • Bolesław I, king of Poland
  • Louis V, king of France
  • Badi' al-Zamān al-Hamadhāni, Arab author
  • Walter von Speyer, German poet and bishop
  • Abusaeid Abolkheir, Persian Sufi
  • Khottiga Amoghavarsha, Rashtrakuta warrior
  • Vahram Pahlavouni, prince of Bjni and Nik
  • Bertha, princess of Burgundy

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

  • December 11 – John I Tzimiskes becomes Byzantine Emperor after killing Nikephoros II Phokas
  • The Fatimids conquer Egypt
  • Emperor En'yū replaces Emperor Reizei on the throne of Japan
  • Jing Zong begins to rule the Khitan Empire
  • Uththama Chola becomes the Chola Emperor

Births

Deaths

  • July 11 – Olga of Kiev
  • Harald II of Norway
  • December 11 – Nikephoros II Phokas
  • Emperor Muzong of Liao

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