|East Franconian Queen Hemma dies.||Ludwig the German follows her a little later.|
|876 in other calendars|
|Armenian calendar||324/325 (turn of the year July)|
|Buddhist calendar||1419/20 (southern Buddhism); 1418/19 (alternative calculation according to Buddha's Parinirvana )|
|Chinese calendar||59th (60th) cycle|
|Chula Sakarat (Siam, Myanmar) / Dai calendar (Vietnam)||238/239 (turn of the year April)|
|Iranian calendar||254/255 (around March 21)|
|Islamic calendar||262/263 (23/24 September)|
|Jewish calendar||4636/37 (September 21/22)|
from urbe condita MDCXXIX (1629)
Diocletian's era : 592/593 (New Year November)
|Seleucid era||Babylon: 1186/87 (turn of the year April)
Syria: 1187/88 (turn of the year October)
|Vikram Sambat (Nepalese Calendar)||932/933 (turn of the year April)|
Politics and world events
- August 28th : After the death of Ludwig the German , his three sons rule Eastern Franconia in their partial empires: Karlmann in Bavaria, Ludwig III. the younger in Franconia, Saxony and Thuringia as well as Karl III. the fat one in Alemannia (Swabia).
- October 8th : The first battle near Andernach between the West Franconian King Karl II. The Bald and his nephew, the East Franconian King Ludwig III. the younger one , takes place southeast of Andernach am Rhein near Kettig and ends with a devastating defeat of Charlemagne. Ludwig ends all attempts to expand Charles to Lorraine and the Rhine. This also ensures that Andernach and the Rhineland belong to the Eastern Empire.
Halfdan , one of the leaders of the Great Pagan Army in England , settles his followers as farmers in Northumbria . In the capital, Jórvík , later York , he was proclaimed king. Numerous Vikings have long since settled on the island - for example as craftsmen in London .
First documentary mentions
science and technology
- John I becomes Bishop of Rouen .
- In the winter of 876/877 , a virus flu may appear in Europe for the first time in a fatal form, which is referred to in the Fulda annals as the Italian fever .
- Ivan Rilski , Bulgarian hermit and saint († 946 )
- Hatheburg von Merseburg , first wife of Heinrich I.
- around 876: Heinrich I ("the Vogler"), King of Eastern Franconia († 936 )
Date of death secured
- January 31 : Hemma , Queen of East Franconia (* 808 )
- August 28 : Ludwig the German , King of Eastern France (* around 806 )
Exact date of death unknown
- Adalgar , Abbot of Corvey
- Bagrat I. , Kuropalat of Georgia (* around 822 )
- Domagoj , Croatian prince
- Karlmann , son of Charles the Bald
- Kocel , Slavic prince
- Ricsige , King of Northumbria