Calendar overview 877
|Ludwig II is crowned King of Western France .|
|877 in other calendars|
|Armenian calendar||325/326 (turn of the year July)|
|Buddhist calendar||1420/21 (southern Buddhism); 1419/20 (alternative calculation according to Buddha's Parinirvana )|
|Chinese calendar||59th (60th) cycle|
|Chula Sakarat (Siam, Myanmar) / Dai calendar (Vietnam)||239/240 (turn of the year April)|
|Iranian calendar||255/256 (around March 21)|
|Islamic calendar||263/264 (September 12-13)|
|Jewish calendar||4637/38 (September 11-12)|
from urbe condita MDCXXX (1630)
Diocletian's era : 593/594 (New Year November)
|Seleucid era||Babylon: 1187/88 (turn of the year April)
Syria: 1188/89 (turn of the year October)
|Vikram Sambat (Nepalese Calendar)||933/934 (turn of the year April)|
Politics and world events
Southern and Western Europe
- August: Islam in Italy : The Arabs under Jafar ibn Muhammad al-Tamini begin another siege of Syracuse .
- December 8 : Ludwig II is anointed and crowned King of the West of France by Archbishop Hinkmar of Reims as the successor to his father Charles the Bald , who died on October 6, in Compiègne .
- Karl's nephew Karlmann becomes King of Italy .
- Viking Age : The Danes conquer Mercia .
- Constantine I of Scotland fell in a defensive battle against the Vikings . His brother Aedh succeeds him on the throne of the House of Alpin .
- Indravarman I. is the successor of Jayavarman III, who may have died in a hunting accident . King of the Khmer Empire of Angkor . Since he is not related to any of his predecessors, his right of inheritance is questionable. He has to fight for his claim to the throne against several challengers.
- around 877: The Burmese ruler Pyinbya founds the city of Bagan .
First documentary mentions
- First documented mention of Leutershausen .
- The Portuguese city of Armamar is first mentioned in a document.
- October 26th : Three days after the death of Ignatios I , Photios I again becomes Patriarch of Constantinople .
- In winter 876 /877 a may occur for the first time in Europe influenza in lethal form which in the on, Annals of Fulda as Italian fever is called.
- January 21 : Taejo , as King Wang Geon founder of the Korean Goryeo Empire and the Goryeo Dynasty († 943 )
- Fujiwara no Kanesuke , Japanese poet († 933 )
- October 6 : Charles the Bald , King of West Franconia, King of Italy and Roman Emperor (* 823 )
- October 23 : Ignatios I , Patriarch of Constantinople (* 797 )
- Halfdan Ragnarsson , Danish Viking, is killed in action in Ireland
- Constantine I , King of Scotland (* 836 )
- around 877: Heiricus von Auxerre , Benedictine monk (* around 841 )