873

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This article is about the year 873. For the number, see 873 (number).
Millennium: 1st millennium
Centuries: 8th century9th century10th century
Decades: 840s  850s  860s  – 870s –  880s  890s  900s
Years: 870 871 872873874 875 876
873 by topic
Politics
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873 in other calendars
Gregorian calendar 873
DCCCLXXIII
Ab urbe condita 1626
Armenian calendar 322
ԹՎ ՅԻԲ
Assyrian calendar 5623
Bahá'í calendar −971 – −970
Bengali calendar 280
Berber calendar 1823
English Regnal year N/A
Buddhist calendar 1417
Burmese calendar 235
Byzantine calendar 6381–6382
Chinese calendar 壬辰(Water Dragon)
3569 or 3509
    — to —
癸巳年 (Water Snake)
3570 or 3510
Coptic calendar 589–590
Discordian calendar 2039
Ethiopian calendar 865–866
Hebrew calendar 4633–4634
Hindu calendars
 - Vikram Samvat 929–930
 - Shaka Samvat 795–796
 - Kali Yuga 3974–3975
Holocene calendar 10873
Igbo calendar −127 – −126
Iranian calendar 251–252
Islamic calendar 259–260
Japanese calendar Jōgan 15
(貞観15年)
Juche calendar N/A
Julian calendar 873
DCCCLXXIII
Korean calendar 3206
Minguo calendar 1039 before ROC
民前1039年
Thai solar calendar 1416

Year 873 (DCCCLXXIII) was a common year starting on Thursday (link will display the full calendar) of the Julian calendar.

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  • A widespread failure of the agricultural harvest in Tang Dynasty China leads to an equally widespread famine; in the previous century the central government was able to curb famine with large grain stores, but this time the central government is already in decline and too weak to properly face the disaster.

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