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This article is about the year 917. For the number, see 917 (number).
|Centuries:||9th century – 10th century – 11th century|
|Decades:||880s 890s 900s – 910s – 920s 930s 940s|
|Years:||914 915 916 – 917 – 918 919 920|
|917 by topic|
|State leaders – Sovereign states|
|Birth and death categories|
|Births – Deaths|
|Establishment and disestablishment categories|
|Establishments – Disestablishments|
|Ab urbe condita||1670|
|Chinese calendar||丙子年 (Fire Rat)
3613 or 3553
— to —
丁丑年 (Fire Ox)
3614 or 3554
|- Vikram Samvat||973–974|
|- Shaka Samvat||839–840|
|- Kali Yuga||4018–4019|
|Japanese calendar||Engi 17
|Minguo calendar||995 before ROC
|Seleucid era||1228/1229 AG|
|Thai solar calendar||1459–1460|
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- September 5 – The Great Yue Kingdom, later renamed Southern Han, is founded by Liu Yan in Panyu (modern-day Guangdong) and Guangxi.
- August 20 – Battle of Achelous: A large-scale Byzantine expedition against Bulgaria is routed by Tsar Simeon I of Bulgaria.
- A Hungarian army, after attacking Swabia, conquers the city of Basel. Then they enter Lorraine, burn Verdun and many monasteries. Prince Arnulf, with Hungarian military aid, reconquers his land from the German king Conrad I. After this event, Bavaria and Swabia accept to pay tribute to the Hungarians.
- Frederonne, first wife of King Charles III of France
- Al-'Abbas ibn 'Amr al-Ghanawi, Abbasid general and governor
- January/February – Hasan al-Utrush, Zaydi imam and ruler of Tabaristan (b. ca. 844)
- August 5 – Patriarch Euthymius I of Constantinople (b. ca. 834)
- August 20 – Constantine Lips, Byzantine admiral