On This Day

869 AD in History

Events in History

  • Oct 5 4th Council of Constantinople (8th ecumenical council) opens
  • Oct 9 Charles the Bald crowned king of Lotharingen

Deaths in History

  • Feb 4 Saint Cyril, Greek missionary to the Slavs (b. 827)
  • Feb 14 Saint Cyril, Greek monk, scholar, theologian and linguist (b. 827) Called "apostle of Slavs"
  • Aug 8 Lothair II of Lotharingia (855-869) dies at about 34
  • Nov 20 King Edmund of East Anglia