Calendar overview 875
|Ludwig II dies.||
Charles the Bald
is crowned emperor.
|875 in other calendars|
|Armenian calendar||323/324 (turn of the year July)|
|Buddhist calendar||1418/19 (southern Buddhism); 1417/18 (alternative calculation according to Buddha's Parinirvana )|
|Chinese calendar||59th (60th) cycle|
|Chula Sakarat (Siam, Myanmar) / Dai calendar (Vietnam)||237/238 (turn of the year April)|
|Iranian calendar||253/254 (around March 21)|
|Islamic calendar||261/262 (October 5-6)|
|Jewish calendar||4635/36 (September 4th / 5th)|
from urbe condita MDCXXVIII (1628)
Diocletian's era : 591/592 (New Year November)
|Seleucid era||Babylon: 1185/86 (turn of the year April)
Syria: 1186/87 (turn of the year October)
|Vikram Sambat (Nepalese Calendar)||931/932 (turn of the year April)|
Politics and world events
- King Harald I ("Fairhair") of Norway conquered the Orkney and Shetland Islands and subjugated the Norwegian settlers who lived there. With this he ends their regular raids on the coasts of their old homeland.
- King Charles the Bald conquers Italy and is crowned emperor.
- around 875: Viking Age : The Viking Gunnbjørn discovers Greenland .
First documentary mentions
- The city of Velbert is mentioned in a document.
- Presumed foundation or first mention of Meschede , Grünstadt and Faurndau .
- July 3 : A flood destroys the entire town of Eschborn , including the church. 88 people and almost all of the livestock are killed.
- al-Muktafi , Abbasid Caliph († 908 )
- Vasugupta , Hindu saint († 925 )
- around 875: Fruela II , King of Asturias and León († 925 )
- around 875: Lambert von Spoleto , King of Italy and Roman Emperor († 898 )
- around 875: Spytihněv I , Duke of Bohemia
Date of death secured
- August 12 : Ludwig II , Roman Emperor and King of Italy (* 825 )
- August 31st : Adventius , Bishop of Metz
- October 9th : Anno , Bishop of Freising
- December 16 : Ado , Archbishop of Vienne (* 799 )
Exact date of death unknown
- Abu l-Gharaniq Muhammad II , Emir of the Aghlabids
- Bāyazīd Bistāmī , Persian Sufi (* 803 )
- Martin of Laon , Irish scholar (* 819 )
- Muslim ibn al-Hajjaj , author of a collection of hadiths (* around 820 )
- Otfrid von Weißenburg , Old High German poet (* around 790 )