Calendar overview 903
|Vikings plunder Tours .|
|903 in other calendars|
|Armenian calendar||351/352 (turn of the year July)|
|Buddhist calendar||1446/47 (southern Buddhism); 1445/46 (alternative calculation according to Buddhas Parinirvana )|
|Chinese calendar||59th (60th) cycle|
|Chula Sakarat (Siam, Myanmar) / Dai calendar (Vietnam)||265/266 (turn of the year April)|
|Islamic calendar||290/291 (turn of the year 23/24 November)|
|Jewish calendar||4663/64 (23/24 September)|
from urbe condita MDCLVI (1656)
Diocletian's era : 619/620 (turn of the year November)
|Seleucid era||Babylon: 1213/14 (turn of the year April)
Syria: 1214/15 (turn of the year October)
|Vikram Sambat (Nepalese Calendar)||959/960 (turn of the year April)|
Politics and world events
- July 27th : Ziyadat Allah III. murders his father Abu l-Abbas Abdallah II , who only put himself to power last year, and makes himself the emir of the Aghlabids in Ifrīqiya . He immediately executes all brothers and uncles in order to eliminate potential competitors. While Ziyadat Allah thus secures its own power, the dynasty loses its last reputation with the population through these processes. The competing Kutama under Abu al-'Abdallāh Schī'ī win so on in power and to the city of Sétif conquer.
- Viking Age : The Vikings ( Loire-Normans ) plunder Tours .
- First documented mention of Pleskau
- August: After the death of Benedict IV , Leo V is elected Pope .
- September: After only 30 days in office, Pope Leo V is overthrown in a revolt. Christophorus has him thrown into dungeon and elected and consecrated as antipope .
- December 7th : Abd ar-Rahman as-Sufi , Persian astronomer († 986 )
- around 903: Eadgifu , French queen († after 951)
Date of death secured
- January 13th : Franco , Bishop of Liege
- March 26 : Sugawara no Michizane , Japanese scholar, poet and politician of the Heian period (* 845 )
- July 27th : Abu l-Abbas Abdallah II , Emir of the Aghlabids in Ifriqiya
Exact date of death unknown
- August: Benedict IV , Pope
- Adalhard , son of Margrave Heinrich I von Babenberg
- Moses Bar-Kepha , theologian of the Syrian Orthodox Church (* around 813 )
- Oda , wife of Arnulf of Carinthia (* around 873 )