Calendar overview 949
emirate of Crete repulses a
Byzantine attack on the island .
|949 in other calendars|
|Armenian calendar||397/398 (turn of the year July)|
|Buddhist calendar||1492/93 (southern Buddhism); 1491/92 (alternative calculation according to Buddha's Parinirvana )|
|Chinese calendar||60th (61st) cycle|
|Chula Sakarat (Siam, Myanmar) / Dai calendar (Vietnam)||311/312 (turn of the year April)|
|Islamic calendar||337/338 (turn of the year June 30th / July 1st)|
|Jewish calendar||4709/10 (August 26-27)|
ab urbe condita MDCCII (1702)
Diocletian's era : 665/666 (New Year November)
|Seleucid era||Babylon: 1259/60 (turn of the year April)
Syria: 1260/61 (turn of the year October)
|Vikram Sambat (Nepalese Calendar)||1005/06 (turn of the year April)|
Politics and world events
- The West Frankish king Louis IV. Reclaiming his capital succeeds Laon of Hugo the Great , Duke of Franzien . Only the citadel remains in the hands of Hugo's troops.
- April 13th : Jeongjong , 3rd King of the Goryeo Empire in Korea , dies after only two years . His younger brother Gwangjong takes the throne.
First documentary mentions
- Pope Agapitus II confirms the excommunication of Hugo the Great by the universal synod of Ingelheim .
- Gerberga II. Becomes abbess at the Gandersheim monastery .
- Gebhard II of Bregenz , Bishop of Constance († 995 )
- Mathilde II , abbess of the Essen monastery († 1011 )
- End of 949: Symeon the New Theologian , Byzantine doctor of the church, mystic and poet († 1022 )
Date of death secured
- April 13th : Jeongjong , 3rd King of the Goryeo Empire in Korea (* 923 )
- June 14th : Dodo I. , Bishop of Osnabrück
Exact date of death unknown
- Fujiwara no Tadahira , Japanese nobleman and regent (* 880 )
- Udo , Count of the Wetterau (* around 900 )
- Yunmen , master of Chan, author of many Zen quotations (* 864 )