|Centuries:||9th century - 10th century - 11th century|
|Decades:|| 910s 920s 930s - 940s - 950s 960s 970s
|Years:||937 938 939 - 940 - 941 942 943|
|Gregorian calendar|| 940 |
|Ab urbe condita||1693|
|Armenian calendar|| 389 |
|Bahá'í calendar||-904 – -903|
|Coptic calendar||656 – 657|
|Ethiopian calendar||932 – 933|
|Hebrew calendar||4700 – 4701|
|- Vikram Samvat||995 – 996|
|- Shaka Samvat||862 – 863|
|- Kali Yuga||4041 – 4042|
|Iranian calendar||318 – 319|
|Islamic calendar||328 – 329|
|- Imperial Year|| Kōki 1600|
|Thai solar calendar||1483|
- Saadia Gaon compiles his siddur (Jewish prayer book) in Iraq.
- Narita-san temple founded in Chiba, Japan.
- Liao Dynasty abolishes requirement that a younger sister replace an older sister who died in marriage.
- Oldest known Danish King, Gorm the Old
- Abu'l-Wafa, Iranian mathematician
- Brian Boru, high king of Ireland
- Géza, fejedelem of the Magyars (approximate date)
- ar-Radi (Caliph of Baghdad)
- Ibn Muqlah, Islamic callligrapher (b. 886)
- Taira no Masakado, leader of the Taira clan
People of the year 940 at Familypedia
14 people were born in 940
22 children were born to the 7 women born in 940
3 people died in 940
185 people lived in 940
Events of the year 940 at FamilypediaEdit
4 people were married in 940.
There were 0 military battles in 940.
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