What Happened in 870 AD

Historical Events

  • 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 [MuḼammad al-Bukhari], Islamic scholar and compiler of Hadith (Sahih al-Bukhari), dies at 60