On This Day

What Happened in 870 AD

Historical Events in 870 AD

  • Feb 28 8th Ecumenical council ends in Constantinople
  • Dec 31 Skirmish at Englefield: Ethelred of Wessex beats Danish invasion army

Famous People Who Died in 870 AD

  • Sep 1 Imam Bukhari, Islamic scholar and compiler of Hadith, dies at 60