963

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This article is about the year 963. For the number, see 963 (number).
Millennium: 1st millennium
Centuries: 9th century10th century11th century
Decades: 930s  940s  950s  – 960s –  970s  980s  990s
Years: 960 961 962963964 965 966
963 by topic
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963 in other calendars
Gregorian calendar 963
CMLXIII
Ab urbe condita 1716
Armenian calendar 412
ԹՎ ՆԺԲ
Assyrian calendar 5713
Bahá'í calendar −881 – −880
Bengali calendar 370
Berber calendar 1913
English Regnal year N/A
Buddhist calendar 1507
Burmese calendar 325
Byzantine calendar 6471–6472
Chinese calendar 壬戌(Water Dog)
3659 or 3599
    — to —
癸亥年 (Water Pig)
3660 or 3600
Coptic calendar 679–680
Discordian calendar 2129
Ethiopian calendar 955–956
Hebrew calendar 4723–4724
Hindu calendars
 - Vikram Samvat 1019–1020
 - Shaka Samvat 885–886
 - Kali Yuga 4064–4065
Holocene calendar 10963
Igbo calendar −37 – −36
Iranian calendar 341–342
Islamic calendar 351–352
Japanese calendar Ōwa 3
(応和3年)
Juche calendar N/A
Julian calendar 963
CMLXIII
Korean calendar 3296
Minguo calendar 949 before ROC
民前949年
Thai solar calendar 1506

Year 963 (CMLXIII) was a common year starting on Thursday (link will display the full calendar) of the Julian calendar.

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Asia[edit]

  • Turkish Khan Sebük Tigin establishes his empire in modern day Afghanistan.
  • The Nanping State is forced to surrender when invaded by Song Dynasty armies.
  • The Song Dynasty Chinese government attempts to ban the practice of cremation; despite this decree, the lower and middle classes continue to cremate their dead, until the government resolves the problem in the 12th century by establishing public graveyards for paupers.

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