959

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Millennium: 1st millennium
Centuries:
Decades:
Years:
959 in various calendars
Gregorian calendar 959
CMLIX
Ab urbe condita 1712
Armenian calendar 408
ԹՎ ՆԸ
Assyrian calendar 5709
Balinese saka calendar 880–881
Bengali calendar 366
Berber calendar 1909
Buddhist calendar 1503
Burmese calendar 321
Byzantine calendar 6467–6468
Chinese calendar 戊午(Earth Horse)
3655 or 3595
    — to —
己未年 (Earth Goat)
3656 or 3596
Coptic calendar 675–676
Discordian calendar 2125
Ethiopian calendar 951–952
Hebrew calendar 4719–4720
Hindu calendars
 - Vikram Samvat 1015–1016
 - Shaka Samvat 880–881
 - Kali Yuga 4059–4060
Holocene calendar 10959
Iranian calendar 337–338
Islamic calendar 347–348
Japanese calendar Tentoku 3
(天徳3年)
Javanese calendar 859–860
Julian calendar 959
CMLIX
Korean calendar 3292
Minguo calendar 953 before ROC
民前953年
Nanakshahi calendar −509
Seleucid era 1270/1271 AG
Thai solar calendar 1501–1502
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.