|Centuries:||9th century - 10th century - 11th century|
|Decades:|| 940s 950s 960s - 970s - 980s 990s 1000s
|Years:||969 970 971 - 972 - 973 974 975|
|Gregorian calendar||972 |
|Ab urbe condita||1725|
|Armenian calendar||421 |
|Bahá'í calendar||-872 – -871|
|Coptic calendar||688 – 689|
|Ethiopian calendar||964 – 965|
|Hebrew calendar||4732 – 4733|
|- Vikram Samvat||1027 – 1028|
|- Shaka Samvat||894 – 895|
|- Kali Yuga||4073 – 4074|
|Iranian calendar||350 – 351|
|Islamic calendar||361 – 362|
|- Imperial Year||Kōki 1632|
|Thai solar calendar||1515|
Events[edit | edit source]
By Place[edit | edit source]
Europe[edit | edit source]
- Otto II marries Theophanu, Byzantine princess.
- Battle of Cedynia — Polish duke Mieszko I defeats Germans.
- Boleslaus II the Pious succeeds Boleslav I of Bohemia in Bohemia.
- The monastery at the site of Peterborough Cathedral is rebuilt.
- Emperor John Tzimisces makes eastern Bulgaria a Byzantine dependency.
- A battle between Estonian and Icelandic vikings in Saaremaa described in Njál's saga.
Asia[edit | edit source]
Africa[edit | edit source]
- Fatimids enter Egypt, establish the city of Cairo and the Al-Azhar mosque.
- Buluggin ibn Ziri appointed viceroy in Ifriqiya, start of the Zirid dynasty
By Topic[edit | edit source]
Religion[edit | edit source]
Births[edit | edit source]
- March 27 — King Robert II of France (d. 1031)
- Ermesinde of Carcassonne, countess and regent of Barcelona (d. 1057)
- Fujiwara no Yukinari
- Fulk III of Anjou
- Pope Gregory V
- Henry II
- Renauld I
Deaths[edit | edit source]
- July 15 — Boleslav I of Bohemia
- September 6 — Pope John XIII
- Liutprand, bishop of Cremona and historian
- Sviatoslav I
People of the year 972 at Familypedia
7 people were born in 972
12 children were born to the 2 women born in 972
4 people died in 972
261 people lived in 972
Events of the year 972 at Familypedia
5 people were married in 972.
There were 0 military battles in 972.
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