920

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Millennium: 1st millennium
Centuries:
Decades:
Years:
920 in various calendars
Gregorian calendar 920
CMXX
Ab urbe condita 1673
Armenian calendar 369
ԹՎ ՅԿԹ
Assyrian calendar 5670
Balinese saka calendar 841–842
Bengali calendar 327
Berber calendar 1870
Buddhist calendar 1464
Burmese calendar 282
Byzantine calendar 6428–6429
Chinese calendar 己卯(Earth Rabbit)
3616 or 3556
    — to —
庚辰年 (Metal Dragon)
3617 or 3557
Coptic calendar 636–637
Discordian calendar 2086
Ethiopian calendar 912–913
Hebrew calendar 4680–4681
Hindu calendars
 - Vikram Samvat 976–977
 - Shaka Samvat 841–842
 - Kali Yuga 4020–4021
Holocene calendar 10920
Iranian calendar 298–299
Islamic calendar 307–308
Japanese calendar Engi 20
(延喜20年)
Javanese calendar 819–820
Julian calendar 920
CMXX
Korean calendar 3253
Minguo calendar 992 before ROC
民前992年
Nanakshahi calendar −548
Seleucid era 1231/1232 AG
Thai solar calendar 1462–1463
Tibetan calendar 阴土兔年
(female Earth-Rabbit)
1046 or 665 or −107
    — to —
阳金龙年
(male Iron-Dragon)
1047 or 666 or −106
Gold solidus of Romanos I with his eldest son, Christopher Lekapenos (right).

Year 920 (CMXX) was a leap year starting on Saturday (link will display the full calendar) of the Julian calendar.

Events[edit]

By place[edit]

Byzantine Empire[edit]

Europe[edit]

Britain[edit]

Iberian Peninsula[edit]

  • Summer – Abd al-Rahman III, emir of Córdoba, launches a pre-emptive strike against the Kingdom of León. He personal leads an Arab army and invades the territory in the upper Duero valley, taking Osma, before defeating the hastily gathered forces of King Ordoño II and his ally Sancho I. Two Leonese bishops are captured in the rout. The Arab army proceed on to the upper Ebro, restoring and replenishing Umayyad garrisons in the region.[3]

Africa[edit]

Asia[edit]

  • Emperor Taizu of the Khitan Empire orders the adoption of a written script by the Khitan, resulting in the creation of Khitan "Large Script."

By topic[edit]

Climate[edit]

Births[edit]

Deaths[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Timothy Reuter (1999). The New Cambridge Medieval History: Volume III, p. 563. ISBN 978-0-521-36447-8.
  2. ^ Timothy Reuter (1999). The New Cambridge Medieval History: Volume III, p. 314. ISBN 978-0-521-36447-8.
  3. ^ Timothy Reuter (1999). The New Cambridge Medieval History: Volume III, p. 675. ISBN 978-0-521-36447-8.
  4. ^ Domínguez-Castro, Fernando; Vaquero, José Manuel; Marín, Manuela; Gallego, María Cruz; García-Herrera, Ricardo. "How useful could Arabic documentary sources be for reconstructing past climate?" Weather 67(3): 76-82 DOI: 10.1002/wea.835 march 2012.