Calendar overview 913
|Constantine VII becomes Emperor of the Byzantine Empire .|
|913 in other calendars|
|Armenian calendar||361/362 (turn of the year July)|
|Buddhist calendar||1456/57 (southern Buddhism); 1455/56 (alternative calculation according to Buddhas Parinirvana )|
|Chinese calendar||60th (61st) cycle|
|Chula Sakarat (Siam, Myanmar) / Dai calendar (Vietnam)||275/276 (turn of the year April)|
|Islamic calendar||300/301 (turn of the year 6/7 August)|
|Jewish calendar||4673/74 (September 3-4)|
from urbe condita MDCLXVI (1666)
Diocletian's era : 629/630 (New Year November)
|Seleucid era||Babylon: 1223/24 (turn of the year April)
Syria: 1224/25 (turn of the year October)
|Vikram Sambat (Nepalese Calendar)||969/970 (turn of the year April)|
Politics and world events
- July 6th : After a year of reign, the Byzantine Emperor Alexander dies . While still on his deathbed, he names his seven-year-old nephew as his successor, who ascends the throne of Constantinople as Constantine VII . He ruled temporarily under the reign of Nicholas I , the Patriarch of Constantinople .
- Konstantin Dukas , commander-in-chief of the Byzantine imperial troops, attempts to overthrow Emperor Constantine and his mother Zoe Karbonopsina . The coup was crushed within a short time and Dukas killed in battle.
- Simeon of Bulgaria attacks the Byzantine Empire with the aim of winning the imperial crown. After a siege of Constantinople , he was recognized in negotiations by Constantine VII and Nicholas I as " Emperor of Bulgaria".
First documentary mentions
- June 16 : First mention of Gladenbach and Breidenbach
- First mention of Kassel (Chassalla or Chassella)
- After the death of Hatto I. on May 15 will Heriger archbishop of Mainz levied.
- June, September or November: Pope Anastasius III. dies under unexplained circumstances, possibly falling out of favor with the Roman city patriciate under the rule of Theophylact I of Tusculum and his wife Theodora I of Tusculum and is murdered on their behalf. Lando is elected Pope as his successor .
- Ismail al-Mansur , Caliph of the Fatimids in Ifriqiya († 953 )
- Schabbtai Donnolo , Italian doctor († around 984 )
- Gerberga , Queen of France and sister of Otto I († 969 )
- May 15 : Hatto I , Archbishop of Mainz and Arch Chancellor (* around 850 )
- Al-Jannabi , Ismaili missionary and founder of the Qarmatian state in al-Hasa and Bahrain
- Alexander , Byzantine Emperor (* 870 )
- Anastasius III. , Pope
- Gottschalk , Abbot of Corvey