959

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Millennium: 1st millennium
Centuries:
Decades:
Years:
959 in various calendars
Gregorian calendar959
CMLIX
Ab urbe condita1712
Armenian calendar408
ԹՎ ՆԸ
Assyrian calendar5709
Balinese saka calendar880–881
Bengali calendar366
Berber calendar1909
Buddhist calendar1503
Burmese calendar321
Byzantine calendar6467–6468
Chinese calendar戊午(Earth Horse)
3655 or 3595
    — to —
己未年 (Earth Goat)
3656 or 3596
Coptic calendar675–676
Discordian calendar2125
Ethiopian calendar951–952
Hebrew calendar4719–4720
Hindu calendars
 - Vikram Samvat1015–1016
 - Shaka Samvat880–881
 - Kali Yuga4059–4060
Holocene calendar10959
Iranian calendar337–338
Islamic calendar347–348
Japanese calendarTentoku 3
(天徳3年)
Javanese calendar859–860
Julian calendar959
CMLIX
Korean calendar3292
Minguo calendar953 before ROC
民前953年
Nanakshahi calendar−509
Seleucid era1270/1271 AG
Thai solar calendar1501–1502
Tibetan calendar阳土马年
(male Earth-Horse)
1085 or 704 or −68
    — to —
阴土羊年
(female Earth-Goat)
1086 or 705 or −67
King Edgar the Peaceful (c. 943–975)

Year 959 (CMLIX) was a common year starting on Saturday (link will display the full calendar) of the Julian calendar.

Events[edit]

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Byzantine Empire[edit]

Europe[edit]

England[edit]

  • October 1 – King Eadwig dies after a 4-year reign. He is succeeded by his 16-year-old brother Edgar I (the Peaceful), who effectively completes the unification of England, when Northumbria submits to his rule.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Bóna, Istvá (2000). The Hungarians and Europe in the 9th-10th centuries. Budapest: Historia - MTA Történettudományi Intézete, p. 33. ISBN 963-8312-67-X.