850

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Millennium: 1st millennium
Centuries:
Decades:
Years:
850 in various calendars
Gregorian calendar 850
DCCCL
Ab urbe condita 1603
Armenian calendar 299
ԹՎ ՄՂԹ
Assyrian calendar 5600
Balinese saka calendar 771–772
Bengali calendar 257
Berber calendar 1800
Buddhist calendar 1394
Burmese calendar 212
Byzantine calendar 6358–6359
Chinese calendar 己巳(Earth Snake)
3546 or 3486
    — to —
庚午年 (Metal Horse)
3547 or 3487
Coptic calendar 566–567
Discordian calendar 2016
Ethiopian calendar 842–843
Hebrew calendar 4610–4611
Hindu calendars
 - Vikram Samvat 906–907
 - Shaka Samvat 771–772
 - Kali Yuga 3950–3951
Holocene calendar 10850
Iranian calendar 228–229
Islamic calendar 235–236
Japanese calendar Kashō 3
(嘉祥3年)
Javanese calendar 747–748
Julian calendar 850
DCCCL
Korean calendar 3183
Minguo calendar 1062 before ROC
民前1062年
Nanakshahi calendar −618
Seleucid era 1161/1162 AG
Thai solar calendar 1392–1393
Tibetan calendar 阴土蛇年
(female Earth-Snake)
976 or 595 or −177
    — to —
阳金马年
(male Iron-Horse)
977 or 596 or −176
Viking expansion with conquered areas
King Rorik conquers Friesland (1912)

For codepage, see CP850.

Year 850 (DCCCL) was a common year starting on Wednesday (link will display the full calendar) of the Julian calendar.

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  • It is hypothesized that sometime around 850 a group of Buddhist pilgrims travelling through a valley near Roopkund (modern India) were killed when caught out in the open in a sudden hailstorm. Their remains were discovered in 1942.

Mesoamerica[edit]

  • Uxmal becomes the capital of a large state in the Puuk hills region of northern Yucatán (modern Mexico). The city is connected by causeways (sakbe) to other important Puuk sites, such as K'abah, Sayil, and Labna (approximate date).

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