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This article is about the year 858. For the number, see 858 (number). For the terrorist attack on Korean air, see Korean Air Flight 858.
|Centuries:||8th century – 9th century – 10th century|
|Decades:||820s 830s 840s – 850s – 860s 870s 880s|
|Years:||855 856 857 – 858 – 859 860 861|
|858 by topic|
|State leaders – Sovereign states|
|Birth and death categories|
|Births – Deaths|
|Establishment and disestablishment categories|
|Establishments – Disestablishments|
|Ab urbe condita||1611|
|Chinese calendar||丁丑年 (Fire Ox)
3554 or 3494
— to —
戊寅年 (Earth Tiger)
3555 or 3495
|- Vikram Samvat||914–915|
|- Shaka Samvat||780–781|
|- Kali Yuga||3959–3960|
|Japanese calendar||Ten'an 2
|Minguo calendar||1054 before ROC
|Seleucid era||1169/1170 AG|
|Thai solar calendar||1400–1401|
- Louis the German invades West Francia, hoping to secure Aquitaine from his brother Charles the Bald, but fails.
- Invading Vikings set fire to the earliest church on the site of Chartres Cathedral.
- Donald I succeeds the throne of Scotland.
- Emperor Seiwa ascends the throne of Japan.
- An enormous flood along the Grand Canal of China inundates large tracts of the North China Plain, killing tens of thousands of people and adding to the further decline of the Tang Dynasty.
- April 24 – Pope Nicholas I succeeds Pope Benedict III as the 105th pope.
- Patriarch Ignatius is imprisoned and (December 25) deposed to be succeeded by Patriarch Photius I.
- January 13 – King Ethelwulf of Wessex
- February 13 – King Kenneth I of Scotland
- April 7 – Pope Benedict III
- October 7 – Emperor Montoku of Japan (b. 827)
- date unknown – Li Shangyin, Chinese poet and official (b. c. 810 or 813)
- date unknownww – Rabbi Netrunai Gaon, Chief of the Jewish Courts, and Scholar after 5-year reign beginning at extreme old age, 5 years earlier.