|Centuries:||9th century - 10th century - 11th century|
|Decades:|| 930s 940s 950s - 960s - 970s 980s 990s
|Years:||957 958 959 - 960 - 961 962 963|
|Gregorian calendar||960 |
|Ab urbe condita||1713|
|Armenian calendar||409 |
|Bahá'í calendar||-884 – -883|
|Coptic calendar||676 – 677|
|Ethiopian calendar||952 – 953|
|Hebrew calendar||4720 – 4721|
|- Vikram Samvat||1015 – 1016|
|- Shaka Samvat||882 – 883|
|- Kali Yuga||4061 – 4062|
|Iranian calendar||338 – 339|
|Islamic calendar||348 – 349|
|- Imperial Year||Kōki 1620|
|Thai solar calendar||1503|
Events[edit | edit source]
By Place[edit | edit source]
Europe[edit | edit source]
- Edgar the Peaceable crowned King of England. Dunstan became Archbishop of Canterbury and Edgar's chief adviser. He reformed monasteries and enforced the rule of St Benedict: Poverty, Chastity and Obedience for monks. He attempted to impose celibacy on the secular clergy without noticeable success. Dunstan actively encouraged the Danes to integrate with the English.
- Mieszko I becomes ruler in Poland
- St Dunstan's was founded.
- Richard I of Normandy marries Emma of Paris
Asia[edit | edit source]
- The Song Dynasty came to power in China when Zhao Kuangyin usurps the Later Zhou Dynasty throne.
- Sviatoslav I of Kiev conquers the Khazars imperial power.
- Nicephorus II captures Crete
Births[edit | edit source]
- Aimoin, French chronicler (d. 1010)
- Emperor Constantine VIII of the Byzantine Empire (d. 1028)
- Theophanu a Greek princess who became Empress (d. 991)
- Sweyn I of Denmark (d. 1014)
- Gershom ben Judah (d. ??)
- Matsu Taoist goddess of the Sea.
- Olof of Sweden born (approx) (d. 1020-1021)
- Arnulf II (d. 988)
- Bagrat III (d. 1014)
- Seongjong of Goryeo (d. 997)
Deaths[edit | edit source]
People of the year 960 at Familypedia
19 people were born in 960
13 children were born to the 5 women born in 960
10 people died in 960
237 people lived in 960
Events of the year 960 at Familypedia
8 people were married in 960.
There were 0 military battles in 960.
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