|Centuries:||9th century - 10th century - 11th century|
|Decades:|| 950s 960s 970s - 980s - 990s 1000s 1010s
|Years:||978 979 980 - 981 - 982 983 984|
|Gregorian calendar||981 |
|Ab urbe condita||1734|
|Armenian calendar||430 |
|Bahá'í calendar||-863 – -862|
|Coptic calendar||697 – 698|
|Ethiopian calendar||973 – 974|
|Hebrew calendar||4741 – 4742|
|- Vikram Samvat||1036 – 1037|
|- Shaka Samvat||903 – 904|
|- Kali Yuga||4082 – 4083|
|Iranian calendar||359 – 360|
|Islamic calendar||370 – 371|
|- Imperial Year||Kōki 1641|
|Thai solar calendar||1524|
Events[edit | edit source]
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Europe[edit | edit source]
- The great Viking explorer Eric the Red left Norway to survey an island west of Iceland. He found land and he named it Greenland. Hundreds of land-starved Vikings boarded longships and headed west for this so-called "Greenland."
Asia[edit | edit source]
- The first ever Mahamasthakabhisheka of the sacred 57 feet high monolithic statue of Lord Bahubali was performed in 981 A.D.
- The majestic Gommateshwara statue built by Chavundaraya in 981 AD
- Invasion of Byzantine by Bulgarians in 981-996AD.
- First commercially sold special soap for shaving. Sold for 3 Dirhams (0.3 Dinars).
Births[edit | edit source]
Deaths[edit | edit source]
- Adalbert of Magdeburg
- Gyeongjong of Goryeo
- Olaf Cuaran
- Pandulf Ironhead
- Xue Juzheng, noted Chinese historian
People of the year 981 at Familypedia
6 people were born in 981
8 children were born to the 1 women born in 981
4 people died in 981
298 people lived in 981
Events of the year 981 at Familypedia
0 people were married in 981.
There were 1 military battles in 981.
|Battle of Torrevicente||9 July 981 JL|
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