Calendar overview 862
|Varangians under Ryurik conquer Novgorod .|
|862 in other calendars|
|Armenian calendar||310/311 (turn of the year July)|
|Buddhist calendar||1405/06 (southern Buddhism); 1404/05 (alternative calculation according to Buddha's Parinirvana )|
|Chinese calendar||59th (60th) cycle|
|Chula Sakarat (Siam, Myanmar) / Dai calendar (Vietnam)||224/225 (turn of the year April)|
|Iranian calendar||240/241 (around March 21)|
|Islamic calendar||247/248 (March 6-7)|
|Jewish calendar||4622/23 (August 28/29)|
from urbe condita MDCXV (1615)
Diocletian's era : 578/579 (New Year November)
|Seleucid era||Babylon: 1172/73 (turn of the year April)
Syria: 1173/74 (turn of the year October)
|Vikram Sambat (Nepalese Calendar)||918/919 (turn of the year April)|
Politics and world events
- Viking Age : Varangians under Ryurik conquer Novgorod .
- According to the Nestor Chronicle , there are fights between locals and Varangians, which lead to the displacement of the Varangians. Afterwards, a delegation of Slavs, Finns and Estonians travels to Sweden and invites the Warsaw Rus to rule over the divided tribes.
- June 25 : After only six months, al-Muntasir , Caliph of the Abbasids , like his father before, is overthrown and murdered by a conspiracy by Turkish officers. Al-Musta'in bi-llah is installed as successor . The power struggles at the Caliph's court of Samarra continue unabated.
City foundations and first documentary mentions
- The cities of Belo Osero on the White Lake and Murom in Northern Russia are first mentioned in a chronicle.
- First documented mention of Endingen am Kaiserstuhl and Sexau
- June 25 : al-Muntasir , Abbasid Caliph
- July 2 : Swithin , English saint (* around 800 )
- September 17th : Badurad , second bishop of Paderborn (* before 785)