Calendar overview 886
|Leo VI becomes emperor of the Byzantine Empire .|
|886 in other calendars|
|Armenian calendar||334/335 (turn of the year July)|
|Buddhist calendar||1429/30 (southern Buddhism); 1428/29 (alternative calculation according to Buddha's Parinirvana )|
|Chinese calendar||59th (60th) cycle|
|Chula Sakarat (Siam, Myanmar) / Dai calendar (Vietnam)||248/249 (turn of the year April)|
|Iranian calendar||264/265 (around March 21)|
|Islamic calendar||272/273 (June 7/8)|
|Jewish calendar||4646/47 (September 2/3)|
from urbe condita MDCXXXIX (1639)
Diocletian's era : 602/603 (turn of the year November)
|Seleucid era||Babylon: 1196/97 (turn of the year April)
Syria: 1197/98 (turn of the year October)
|Vikram Sambat (Nepalese Calendar)||942/943 (turn of the year April)|
Politics and world events
- May 15 : The Eisagogē tou nomou code is promulgated. The built in 741 -derived Ekloge ton Nomon to replace it. Spiritus rector of the drafting is Patriarch Photios I.
- August 29 : Leo VI. after the death of his father Basil I new Byzantine emperor from the Macedonian dynasty .
- September 29 : Leo VI. forces Photios I , the Patriarch of Constantinople , to resign and on December 25th makes his 16-year-old brother Stephanos I his successor.
- October: Viking Age : The Danish Vikings break off the siege of Paris after almost a year . You will receive from Emperor Karl III. Tribute payments and are now supposed to devastate the insubordinate Burgundy . Karl's reputation is badly damaged by his accommodating behavior towards the Vikings.
- In England , King Alfred the Great recaptured part of the Danish-occupied territories, including what is now London . The settlement on the Thames is subordinate to his son-in-law Count Æthelred of Mercia and is given the name Lundenburgh . Alfred concludes a treaty with the Vikings that defines their territory: the so-called Danelag includes Northumbria , East Anglia and parts of Mercia . Danish law applies there. The Anglo-Saxons in the parts of the country not occupied by Vikings now recognize Alfred as King of England .
First documentary mentions
- The supporters of the Slav apostles Cyril and Method are expelled from Greater Moravia on the basis of a papal ban letter brought by Wiching . The students of the two, including Gorazd , Kliment , Naum , Sava and Angelar, are accepted by the Bulgarian Tsar Boris I , where they continue their missionary work on Lake Ohrid .
Date of death secured
- April 16 : Gauzlin , Arch Chancellor of West Franconia and Bishop of Paris
- May 3 : Vulgrin I , Count of Angoulême, Agen and Périgord
- May 12th : Hugo Abbas , lay abbot, leading figure in western France
- July 12th : Ansbald von Prüm , Abbot in Prüm (* around 810 )
- August 28 : Heinrich I. von Babenberg , Count of East Franconia
- August 29 : Basil I , Byzantine Emperor (* around 812 )
- September 15th : Wulfhar von Minden , Bishop of Minden
- December 21 : Hildegrim II , Bishop of Halberstadt
Exact date of death unknown
- Albumasar , Persian mathematician (* around 787 )
- Muhammad I , Emir of Cordoba (* 823 )
- Ingelger , Franconian Vice Count (* around 840 )