Year 861 (DCCCLXI) was a common year starting on Wednesday (link will display the full calendar) of the Julian calendar.

Millennium: 1st millennium
Centuries:
Decades:
Years:
861 in various calendars
Gregorian calendar861
DCCCLXI
Ab urbe condita1614
Armenian calendar310
ԹՎ ՅԺ
Assyrian calendar5611
Balinese saka calendar782–783
Bengali calendar268
Berber calendar1811
Buddhist calendar1405
Burmese calendar223
Byzantine calendar6369–6370
Chinese calendar庚辰(Metal Dragon)
3557 or 3497
    — to —
辛巳年 (Metal Snake)
3558 or 3498
Coptic calendar577–578
Discordian calendar2027
Ethiopian calendar853–854
Hebrew calendar4621–4622
Hindu calendars
 - Vikram Samvat917–918
 - Shaka Samvat782–783
 - Kali Yuga3961–3962
Holocene calendar10861
Iranian calendar239–240
Islamic calendar246–247
Japanese calendarJōgan 3
(貞観3年)
Javanese calendar758–759
Julian calendar861
DCCCLXI
Korean calendar3194
Minguo calendar1051 before ROC
民前1051年
Nanakshahi calendar−607
Seleucid era1172/1173 AG
Thai solar calendar1403–1404
Tibetan calendar阳金龙年
(male Iron-Dragon)
987 or 606 or −166
    — to —
阴金蛇年
(female Iron-Snake)
988 or 607 or −165

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Abbasid CaliphateEdit

 
Dirham Bust of Al-Mutawakkil. He was assassinated by his Turkic guards and his son on the night of 11 December 861

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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Kraemer 1989, pp. 171–182, 184, 195.
  2. ^ Kennedy 2006, pp. 264–267.

SourcesEdit

  • Kennedy, Hugh (2006). When Baghdad Ruled the Muslim World: The Rise and Fall of Islam's Greatest Dynasty. Cambridge, MA: Da Capo Press. ISBN 978-0-306814808.
  • Kraemer, Joel L., ed. (1989). The History of al-Ṭabarī, Volume XXXIV: Incipient Decline: The Caliphates of al-Wāthiq, al-Mutawakkil and al-Muntaṣir, A.D. 841–863/A.H. 227–248. SUNY Series in Near Eastern Studies. Albany, New York: State University of New York Press. ISBN 978-0-88706-874-4.