980

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Millennium: 1st millennium
Centuries: 9th century10th century11th century
Decades: 950s  960s  970s  – 980s –  990s  1000s  1010s
Years: 977 978 979980981 982 983
980 by topic
Politics
State leadersSovereign states
Birth and death categories
BirthsDeaths
Establishment and disestablishment categories
EstablishmentsDisestablishments
980 in other calendars
Gregorian calendar 980
CMLXXX
Ab urbe condita 1733
Armenian calendar 429
ԹՎ ՆԻԹ
Assyrian calendar 5730
Bahá'í calendar −864 – −863
Bengali calendar 387
Berber calendar 1930
English Regnal year N/A
Buddhist calendar 1524
Burmese calendar 342
Byzantine calendar 6488–6489
Chinese calendar 己卯(Earth Rabbit)
3676 or 3616
    — to —
庚辰年 (Metal Dragon)
3677 or 3617
Coptic calendar 696–697
Discordian calendar 2146
Ethiopian calendar 972–973
Hebrew calendar 4740–4741
Hindu calendars
 - Vikram Samvat 1036–1037
 - Shaka Samvat 902–903
 - Kali Yuga 4081–4082
Holocene calendar 10980
Igbo calendar −20 – −19
Iranian calendar 358–359
Islamic calendar 369–370
Japanese calendar Tengen 3
(天元3年)
Juche calendar N/A
Julian calendar 980
CMLXXX
Korean calendar 3313
Minguo calendar 932 before ROC
民前932年
Thai solar calendar 1523

Year 980 (CMLXXX) was a leap year starting on Thursday (link will display the full calendar) of the Julian calendar.

Events[edit]

By place[edit]

Europe[edit]

Asia[edit]

  • Development of Dari dialect during the royal courts of the Samanids in Central Asia which became the major language of Persia.
  • Kamboja rule in Bengal is deposed by resurgent Palas.
  • The Zanj Empire is founded by Ali ibn Hasan, succeeding the Kilwa Empire.

Americas[edit]

  • Topiltzin starts to rule (approximate date).
  • Tula becomes the Toltec capital.

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