After the death of her husband Igor, Olga becomes Princess of Kiev
for her son Svyatoslav .
|945 in other calendars|
|Armenian calendar||393/394 (turn of the year July)|
|Buddhist calendar||1488/89 (southern Buddhism); 1487/88 (alternative calculation according to Buddhas Parinirvana )|
|Chinese calendar||60th (61st) cycle|
|Chula Sakarat (Siam, Myanmar) / Dai calendar (Vietnam)||307/308 (turn of the year April)|
|Islamic calendar||333/334 (turn of the year 12/13 August)|
|Jewish calendar||4705/06 (September 10/11)|
ab urbe condita MDCXCVIII (1698)
Diocletian's era : 661/662 (New Year November)
|Seleucid era||Babylon: 1255/56 (turn of the year April)
Syria: 1256/57 (New Year October)
|Vikram Sambat (Nepalese Calendar)||1001/02 (turn of the year April)|
Politics and world events
- October 23 : After only two years, Hyejong , 2nd King of the Goryeo Empire in Korea , dies of natural causes . His younger brother Jeongjong takes the throne.
The Persian Bujids occupied Baghdad and took over the patronage of the caliphs for over a hundred years . The Abbasids are politically disempowered and only the spiritual leader of the Sunni Muslims . In the north, Saif ad-Daula from the House of the Hamdanids succeeds in establishing his independence as the emir of Aleppo .
Eastern and Central Europe
- The rebel tribe of the Drewlyans kills Igor , the prince of the Volga-Rus . His wife Olga becomes princess of Kiev as regent for her son Svyatoslav . She immediately begins a campaign against the Drewljanen to get revenge on them.
- Miroslav his father after the death Krešimir I. King of Croatia .
- July: During his campaign against the Normans in Normandy , who support the underage Duke Richard I , Ludwig IV , King of Western France , is captured by his opponents. These deliver him to his domestic political opponent Hugo the Great , who demands the surrender of Ludwig's royal seat of Laon as the price for the king's release , where Richard I is presumably held prisoner.
- Abū Yazīd Machlad ibn Kaidād continues his revolt against the Fatimids in Ifrīqiya , but slowly loses popular support when he gives up his ascetic way of life. He has to give up the siege of Mahdia , the capital of Caliph al-Qa'im , in September after some Arab and Berber tribes have fallen away from him.
First documentary mentions
- The municipality of Upgant-Schott is first mentioned in a document in the treasury register of the Fulda monastery .
- Pewsum (municipality of Krummhörn) has its first documentary mention as the chief seat of the Manninga family .
- The place Bosenbach is first mentioned in a document.
Historical maps and views
Exact date of birth unknown
Born around 945
- Mieszko I. , Prince of the Polans († 992 )
- Tróndur í Gøtu , Viking chief in the Faroe Islands († 1035 )
Date of death secured
- July 13 : Herluin , Count of Montreuil
- July 23 : Richer , Bishop of Liège (* 880 )
- October 23 : Hyejong , 2nd King of the Goryeo Empire in Korea (* 912 )
Exact date of death unknown
- Bagrat I , King of Georgia
- Igor , regent of Kiev
- Ki no Tsurayuki , Japanese poet and courtier (* 872 )
- Krešimir I , King of Croatia
Died around 945
- William II , Count of Angoulême