Centuries: 8th century - 9th century - 10th century
Decades: 840s  850s  860s  - 870s -  880s  890s  900s

Years: 870 871 872 - 873 - 874 875 876

873 in other calendars
Gregorian calendar 873

Ab urbe condita 1626
Armenian calendar 322
Bahá'í calendar -971 – -970
Buddhist calendar 1417
Coptic calendar 589 – 590
Ethiopian calendar 865 – 866
Hebrew calendar 4633 4634
Hindu calendars
 - Vikram Samvat 928 – 929
 - Shaka Samvat 795 – 796
 - Kali Yuga 3974 – 3975
Holocene calendar 10873
Iranian calendar 251 – 252
Islamic calendar 259 – 260
Japanese calendar
 - Imperial Year Kōki 1533
Julian calendar 918
Korean calendar 3206
Thai solar calendar 1416


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  • A widespread failure of the agricultural harvest in Tang Dynasty China leads to a widespread famine; in the previous century the central government was able to curb famine with large grain stores, but this time the central government was already in decline and too weak to properly face the disaster.



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People of the year 873 at Familypedia

2 people were born in 873

 FatherMotherAge mother at birth
Pippin (873-874)Charles the Bald (823-877)Richildis de Provence (c845-910)
Willa de Provence (c873-bef924)Boson V de Provence (c844-887)

2 children were born to the 1 women born in 873

1 people died in 873

 FatherMotherAge at death
Drogo (872-873)Charles the Bald (823-877)Richildis de Provence (c845-910)

109 people lived in 873

Ingelger I, Count of Anjou and Orléans (845-888)Tertullus of Anjou (?-?)Petronilla (825-?)
Poppa van Bayeux (c870-c910)
Richard, Duke of Burgundy (850-921)Bivin of Gorze (810-863)Richildis (c810-?)
Richildis de Provence (c845-910)Bivin of Gorze (810-863)Richildis (c810-?)
Theobald d'Arles (-925)Hucbert d'Arles (830-864)
Arnulf of Carinthia (850-899)Carloman of Bavaria (829-880)Liutswind (?-?)
Bernard de Laon (c844-aft893)Pepin de Vermandois (c815-aft848)
Bertha (c830-c877)Lothair (795-855)Ermengard of Tours (801-851)
Bertha (c863-925)Lothair II of Lotharingia (c835-869)Waldrada (c835-)
Carloman of Bavaria (829-880)Louis the German (c804-876)Hemma of Altdorf (803-876)
Carloman (849-876)Charles the Bald (823-877)Ermentrude d'Orléans (830-869)
Carloman of France (866-884)Louis the Stammerer (846-879)Ansgarde of Burgundy (826-c881)
Charles the Bald (823-877)Louis the Pious (778-840)Judith of Bavaria (795-843)
Charles the Fat (839-888)Louis the German (c806-876)Hemma of Altdorf (808-876)
Drogo (872-873)Charles the Bald (823-877)Richildis de Provence (c845-910)
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Events of the year 873 at Familypedia

0 people were married in 873.

There were 0 military battles in 873.

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