Calendar overview 929
|Abd ar-Rahman III. elevates the emirate of Cordoba to a caliphate .|
|929 in other calendars|
|Armenian calendar||377/378 (turn of the year July)|
|Buddhist calendar||1472/73 (southern Buddhism); 1471/72 (alternative calculation according to Buddhas Parinirvana )|
|Chinese calendar||60th (61st) cycle|
|Chula Sakarat (Siam, Myanmar) / Dai calendar (Vietnam)||291/292 (turn of the year April)|
|Islamic calendar||316/317 (turn of the year 13/14 February)|
|Jewish calendar||4689/90 (September 6-7)|
ab urbe condita MDCLXXXII (1682)
Diocletian's era : 645/646 (New Year November)
|Seleucid era||Babylon: 1239/40 (turn of the year April)
Syria: 1240/41 (turn of the year October)
|Vikram Sambat (Nepalese Calendar)||985/986 (turn of the year April)|
Politics and world events
- January 16 : Abd ar-Rahman III. , until then emir of Cordoba , takes on the title of caliph and transforms the empire on the Iberian peninsula into the caliphate of Cordoba . The Umayyad prince is responding to the claims of the competing Fatimids, among other things . It can also declare publicly that anyone else who the title of "Commander of the Faithful" ( Amīr al-Mu'minīn be) used by itself, a cheat, which he both the Fatimid Caliph al-Mahdi and the Abbasid Caliph al-Muqtadir says .
- King Heinrich I conquered Brandenburg an der Havel in January and founds Havelberg Castle . He marches against the Sorbs , conquers their Gana castle and founds the Misnia castle , around which the city of Meissen has developed over time . He moves on against the Bohemians and conquers Prague .
- September 4th : Saxony under the equal commanders in chief Bernhard and Count Thietmar defeat a Slavic army from the Redarians in the Battle of Lenzen . According to Widukind von Corvey , the Elbe Slavs rebelled against their obligation to pay tribute to Eastern Franconia and destroyed Walsleben Castle in August , whereupon Heinrich I sent a Saxon army to Lenzen . Lenzen Castle is conquered, the residents enslaved. The prisoners from the battle are beheaded.
- Otto I of Saxony, the 17-year-old son of King Heinrich I from his second marriage, is determined to be his successor in the "Quedlinburg House Rules". He marries Editha von Wessex , daughter of the Anglo-Saxon king Æthelstan .
- Duke Wenceslas of Bohemia is forced to pay homage by King Heinrich I and takes the feudal oath .
First documentary mentions
- The city of Duderstadt was first mentioned in a document on September 16.
- Castle construction and expansion in Meißen , Quedlinburg , Hersfeld , Magdeburg
- May: Stephan VII. Succeeds Leo VI, who died around the turn of the year . from the Roman Senatrix Marozia to Pope raised. His predecessor Johannes X , who had been deposed in the previous year and who was still alive at the time, was murdered a little later in the dungeon of Castel Sant'Angelo .
Date of death secured
Exact date of death unknown
Died around 929
- 928 or 929: Leo VI. , Pope
- September 28, 929 or 935 : Wenceslaus , Duke and national saint of Bohemia (* 908 )