980

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This article is about the year 980.
Millennium: 1st millennium
Centuries:
Decades:
Years:
980 in various calendars
Gregorian calendar 980
CMLXXX
Ab urbe condita 1733
Armenian calendar 429
ԹՎ ՆԻԹ
Assyrian calendar 5730
Bengali calendar 387
Berber calendar 1930
Buddhist calendar 1524
Burmese calendar 342
Byzantine calendar 6488–6489
Chinese calendar 己卯(Earth Rabbit)
3676 or 3616
    — to —
庚辰年 (Metal Dragon)
3677 or 3617
Coptic calendar 696–697
Discordian calendar 2146
Ethiopian calendar 972–973
Hebrew calendar 4740–4741
Hindu calendars
 - Vikram Samvat 1036–1037
 - Shaka Samvat 901–902
 - Kali Yuga 4080–4081
Holocene calendar 10980
Iranian calendar 358–359
Islamic calendar 369–370
Japanese calendar Tengen 3
(天元3年)
Javanese calendar 881–882
Julian calendar 980
CMLXXX
Korean calendar 3313
Minguo calendar 932 before ROC
民前932年
Nanakshahi calendar −488
Seleucid era 1291/1292 AG
Thai solar calendar 1522–1523


Year 980 (CMLXXX) was a leap year starting on Thursday (link will display the full calendar) of the Julian calendar.

Events[edit]

By place[edit]

Europe[edit]

Asia[edit]

  • The Dari dialect (which will become the major language of Persia) is developed in the royal courts of the Samanids in Central Asia.
  • Kamboja rule in Bengal is deposed by resurgent Palas.
  • The Zanj Empire is founded by Ali ibn Hasan, succeeding the Kilwa Empire.

Americas[edit]

  • Topiltzin starts to rule (approximate date).
  • Tula becomes the Toltec capital.

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Deaths[edit]

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