Calendar overview 873
Nishapur by the Saffarids
, the Tahirid dynasty perished.
|873 in other calendars|
|Armenian calendar||321/322 (turn of the year July)|
|Buddhist calendar||1416/17 (southern Buddhism); 1415/16 (alternative calculation according to Buddha's Parinirvana )|
|Chinese calendar||59th (60th) cycle|
|Chula Sakarat (Siam, Myanmar) / Dai calendar (Vietnam)||235/236 (turn of the year April)|
|Iranian calendar||251/252 (around March 21)|
|Islamic calendar||259/260 (October 26-27)|
|Jewish calendar||4633/34 (August 26-27)|
from urbe condita MDCXXVI (1626)
Diocletian's era : 589/590 (New Year November)
|Seleucid era||Babylon: 1183/84 (turn of the year April)
Syria: 1184/85 (turn of the year October)
|Vikram Sambat (Nepalese Calendar)||929/930 (turn of the year April)|
Politics and world events
- End of the Persian Tahirid dynasty: It is overthrown and replaced by the Saffarid dynasty after the conquest of the capital Nishapur .
- Karlmann , son of Charles the Bald , is captured after another uprising against his father and imprisoned in Senlis . A meeting of the West Franconian bishops denies him his spiritual dignity and only allows him to have lay communion. As a result, once again placed in lay status, Karlmann received all the rights of a Carolingian heir to the throne and thus became an important political factor. A new opposition of leading great men against Karl the Kahlen quickly formed, with the aim of liberating Karlmann and presumably enthroning him. After the ruler had quickly put down this renewed uprising, he dealt mildly with the actual conspirators. But he blinds his son, who this time was not personally involved in the uprising , in order to finally deny him the succession to the throne.
- The Arab chronicler al-Yaqubi describes the Gao Empire of the Songhai as the largest and most powerful empire in West Africa .
Culture and religion
- September 27, 870 or 873: In Cologne , the Hildebold Cathedral , the predecessor of Cologne Cathedral , is inaugurated by Archbishop Willibert .
- 871/873 : The so-called Second Bible of Charles the Bald , a Carolingian illuminated manuscript , is created in the Saint-Amand monastery . The book decoration of the Bible is a major work of the so-called Franco-Saxon school, strongly influenced by the insular book illumination , which developed in the 9th century in what is now northern France and is very different from the courtly Carolingian book illumination.
- Abu Yazid , leader of the Kharijites († 947 )
- Abdallah al-Mahdi , first caliph of the Fatimids († 934 )
- Abū l-Qāsim at-Tabarānī , Islamic scholar († 971 )
Date of death secured
- May 14th : Adalwin , Archbishop of Salzburg and Abbot of the St. Peter Monastery
- July 8th : Gunthar , Archbishop of Cologne
- August 1st : Thakulf , Margrave of the Sorbian March (* before 837)
Exact date of death unknown
- al-Kindī , Arab scholar (* around 800 )
- Ecgberht I , King of Northumbria
- Hunayn ibn Ishaq , Arab scholar (* 808 )
- Vímara Peres , Galician warlord (* around 820 )
- Ivar Ragnarsson , leader of the Danish Vikings in Ireland
Died around 873
- Salomon , Count of Cerdanya