Calendar overview 842
Ludwig the German and Charles the Bald
swear the Strasbourg oaths in two languages .
|842 in other calendars|
|Armenian calendar||290/291 (turn of the year July)|
|Buddhist calendar||1385/86 (southern Buddhism); 1384/85 (alternative calculation according to Buddhas Parinirvana )|
|Chinese calendar||58th (59th) cycle|
|Chula Sakarat (Siam, Myanmar) / Dai calendar (Vietnam)||204/205 (turn of the year April)|
|Iranian calendar||220/221 (around March 21)|
|Islamic calendar||227/228 (October 9/10)|
|Jewish calendar||4602/03 (September 8/9)|
from urbe condita MDXCV (1595)
Diocletian's era : 558/559 (New Year November)
|Seleucid era||Babylon: 1152/53 (turn of the year April)
Syria: 1153/54 (turn of the year October)
|Vikram Sambat (Nepalese Calendar)||898/899 (turn of the year April)|
Politics and world events
- Inner dynastic battles of the Carolingians 830–842 : Ludwig the German and Charles the Bald swear the Strasbourg oaths .
- The Stellinga uprising of the Old Saxons against the Frankish Empire is suppressed by Ludwig the German, who holds a merciless criminal court against the rebels.
- The three year old Michael III. succeeds his late father Theophilos to the throne of the Byzantine Empire . His mother Theodora II took over the reign for him.
- Ramiro I becomes king of Asturias after the childless death of his relative Alfonso II. At this point, however, he is currently in the Kingdom of Galicia , which Alfonso uses his son-in-law Nepotianus to raise himself to the rank of anti-king. Nepotianus is defeated in the Battle of the Río Narcea , captured while trying to escape, blinded and then put in a monastery.
Historical maps and views
- al-Mutamid , Abbasid caliph († 892 )
- al-Muwaffaq , regent of the Abbasids († 891 )
- around 842: Pietro I , Doge of Venice († 887 )
- March 9th : Hunbert , Bishop of Würzburg
- July 15 : Saga , Tennō of Japan (* 786 )
- Alfonso II , King of Asturias (* around 768 )
- al-Mu'tasim bi-'llāh , Abbasid caliph (* 794 )
- Theophilos , Emperor of Byzantium (* around 813 )