Calendar overview 918
|Arnulf I of Bavaria , the East Franconian King Konrad I dies in Weilburg .|
|918 in other calendars|
|Armenian calendar||366/367 (turn of the year July)|
|Buddhist calendar||1461/62 (southern Buddhism); 1460/61 (alternative calculation according to Buddhas Parinirvana )|
|Chinese calendar||60th (61st) cycle|
|Chula Sakarat (Siam, Myanmar) / Dai calendar (Vietnam)||280/281 (turn of the year April)|
|Islamic calendar||305/306 (turn of the year June 13/14)|
|Jewish calendar||4678/79 (9/10 September)|
from urbe condita MDCLXXI (1671)
Diocletian's era : 634/635 (New Year November)
|Seleucid era||Babylon: 1228/29 (turn of the year April)
Syria: 1229/30 (turn of the year October)
|Vikram Sambat (Nepalese Calendar)||974/975 (turn of the year April)|
Politics and world events
- King Conrad I of the East Franks dies in his ancestral castle in Weilburg on Dec. 23 to an injury that he spent two years previously on an unsuccessful campaign against the rebellious Duke Arnulf I the evil of Bavaria has contracted. He is buried in the Fulda monastery. Before his death, according to the historian Widukind von Corvey , he asked his brother Eberhard to propose the royal dignity to his great opponent, Duke Heinrich I of Saxony .
- Count Baldwin II , the bald one, of Flanders , who through his wife Elftrud of Wessex had established close ties with England , dies. He is followed by his son Arnulf .
- King Constantine II of Scotland , in league with the English, defeats the Danes in Northumbria near Corbridge-on-Tyne.
- Battle of Talavera, Abd ar-Rahman III. defeated a Christian army.
- Dracholf , Bishop of Freising , becomes abbot of the Benedictine monastery in Münsterschwarzach after Ebbo's death on August 11th .
- 918/ 919 : Tsar Simeon I the Great proclaiming autocephaly (independence) of the Bulgarian Orthodox Church and raises it to the Patriarchal Church .
Date of death secured
- July 6th : William I , Count of Auvergne and Duke of Aquitaine
- August 11 : Ebbo , abbot of the Benedictine monastery in Münsterschwarzach
- September 10 : Baldwin II , count and margrave of Flanders (* around 863 )
- December 23 : Konrad I , King of Eastern France (* 881 )