Calendar overview 845
|Vikings destroy the Hammaburg , later Hamburg .|
|845 in other calendars|
|Armenian calendar||293/294 (turn of the year July)|
|Buddhist calendar||1388/89 (southern Buddhism); 1387/88 (alternative calculation according to Buddhas Parinirvana )|
|Chinese calendar||59th (60th) cycle|
|Chula Sakarat (Siam, Myanmar) / Dai calendar (Vietnam)||207/208 (turn of the year April)|
|Iranian calendar||223/224 (around March 21)|
|Islamic calendar||230/231 (September 6/7)|
|Jewish calendar||4605/06 (September 4th / 5th)|
ab urbe condita MDXCVIII (1598)
Diocletian's era : 561/562 (New Year November)
|Seleucid era||Babylon: 1155/56 (turn of the year April)
Syria: 1156/57 (New Year October)
|Vikram Sambat (Nepalese Calendar)||901/902 (turn of the year April)|
Politics and world events
- November 22nd : After the Battle of Ballon , the Breton tribal prince Nominoë enforces the recognition of his rule by the defeated West Frankish King Charles the Bald .
- Viking Age : After the destruction of Hamburg , the old Hammaburg , by the Vikings , Bremen becomes the seat of the Archdiocese of Hamburg .
- The Great Pagan Army of the Vikings under Reginheri , possibly identical to the legendary Ragnar Lodbrok , sacked Paris . Charles the Bald has to pay the ransom to get it back to the exit.
- First documentary mention of Ottenweier
Culture and religion
- First mention of Holy Trinity Church in Stratford-upon-Avon
- Founding of Essen Abbey by Altfrid
- around 845: Rabanus Maurus writes a martyrology .
- 845/ 846 : The Vivian Bible arises.
- Ki no Haseo , Japanese poet and scholar († 912 )
- Sugawara no Michizane , Japanese scholar, poet and politician († 903 )
- around 845: Charles , King of Burgundy († 863 )
- around 845: Liutgard von Sachsen , wife of the East Franconian King Ludwig III. († 885 )
- around 845: Richildis of Provence , wife of the West Franconian King Charles the Bald († 910 )
- August 24th : Leuderich , Bishop of Bremen
- Abu Tammam , Arab poet (* 804 )
- Brun Candidus von Fulda , priest monk (* around 775 )
- Dionysius of Tell Mahre , Patriarch of Antioch (* 773 )
- Muhammad ibn Saʿd , Arab historian (* 784 )
- Nithard , Franconian historian
- Turgesius , fleet leader of the Normans