644

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This article is about the year 644. For the number, see 644 (number).
Millennium: 1st millennium
Centuries: 6th century7th century8th century
Decades: 610s  620s  630s  – 640s –  650s  660s  670s
Years: 641 642 643644645 646 647
644 by topic
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644 in other calendars
Gregorian calendar 644
DCXLIV
Ab urbe condita 1397
Armenian calendar 93
ԹՎ ՂԳ
Assyrian calendar 5394
Bahá'í calendar −1200 – −1199
Bengali calendar 51
Berber calendar 1594
English Regnal year N/A
Buddhist calendar 1188
Burmese calendar 6
Byzantine calendar 6152–6153
Chinese calendar 癸卯(Water Rabbit)
3340 or 3280
    — to —
甲辰年 (Wood Dragon)
3341 or 3281
Coptic calendar 360–361
Discordian calendar 1810
Ethiopian calendar 636–637
Hebrew calendar 4404–4405
Hindu calendars
 - Vikram Samvat 700–701
 - Shaka Samvat 566–567
 - Kali Yuga 3745–3746
Holocene calendar 10644
Igbo calendar −356 – −355
Iranian calendar 22–23
Islamic calendar 23–24
Japanese calendar N/A
Juche calendar N/A
Julian calendar 644
DCXLIV
Korean calendar 2977
Minguo calendar 1268 before ROC
民前1268年
Thai solar calendar 1187
King Oswine of Deira (644–651)

Year 644 (DCXLIV) was a leap year starting on Thursday (link will display the full calendar) of the Julian calendar. The denomination 644 for this year has been used since the early medieval period, when the Anno Domini calendar era became the prevalent method in Europe for naming years.

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Byzantine Empire[edit]

  • Valentinus, Byzantine general, attempts to usurp the throne of his son-in-law Constans II. He appears at the gates of Constantinople with a contingent of Byzantine troops and demands to be crowned emperor. His claim is rejected and Valentinus is lynched by the populace.[1]

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