|Centuries:||8th century - 9th century - 10th century|
|Decades:|| 820s 830s 840s - 850s - 860s 870s 880s
|Years:||852 853 854 - 855 - 856 857 858|
|Gregorian calendar||855 |
|Ab urbe condita||1608|
|Armenian calendar||304 |
|Bahá'í calendar||-989 – -988|
|Coptic calendar||571 – 572|
|Ethiopian calendar||847 – 848|
|Hebrew calendar||4615 – 4616|
|- Vikram Samvat||910 – 911|
|- Shaka Samvat||777 – 778|
|- Kali Yuga||3956 – 3957|
|Iranian calendar||233 – 234|
|Islamic calendar||240 – 241|
|- Imperial Year||Kōki 1515|
|Thai solar calendar||1398|
Events[edit | edit source]
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Europe[edit | edit source]
- Louis II succeeds Lothar as western emperor. Two other sons, Lothar II and Charles, also get parts of the kingdom.
- The Slavic alphabet is created by the Saints Cyril and Methodius.
- Ethelwulf, king of Wessex and Bretwalda, abdicates in favor of his son Ethelbald.
- Edmund becomes king of East Anglia.
By Topic[edit | edit source]
Religion[edit | edit source]
- September 29 — Pope Benedict III succeeds Pope Leo IV as the 104th pope.
- Anastasius is made anti-pope by Lothair.
- Ethelwulf grants the English churches the right to receive tithes.
Births[edit | edit source]
Deaths[edit | edit source]
- March 2 — Lothar, western emperor (b. 795)
- July 31 — Ahmad ibn Hanbal Muslim scholar. (b. 780)
- December 8 — Drogo of Metz
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