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Heads of State

Year of The Fire Tiger丙寅( at the beginning of the year Wood Buffalo乙丑)

Era of Diocletian: 442/443 ( year November )

Syria: 1037/38 ( the year in October )

Events

Politics and World Affairs

  • Beginning of the Byzantine iconoclasm: Emperor Leo III. leaves in a demonstrative act of the great, golden icon of Christ on the Chalke Gate of his imperial palace destroyed, resulting in a first riot in the population.
  • King Ine of Wessex resigns and goes on a pilgrimage to Rome. New King is Æthelheard.
  • Eochaid III. is king of the iro -Scottish kingdom of Dalriada.
  • Antwerp is first mentioned.

Religion

  • Founding of the monastery Novalesa in Turin.

Sport and Culture

  • In Japan, the first time will be held an annual sumo tournament.

Disasters

  • An earthquake destroyed the city, located in present-day Jordan Gerasa ( Jerash, north of Amman).

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