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- 960: The Danish king Harald Bluetooth was baptized. The Danes are Christians.
- 960: In China, the Song Dynasty begins.
- The Byzantines conquer Crete ( 961 ), Cilicia ( 964-966 ), Cyprus ( 965 ) and Syria ( 968-969 ) back.
- 969: Founding of al - Qāhira (Cairo ) by the commander Jawhar as- Siqilli.
- Havgrímur receives half the Faroes as a fief by the Norwegian King Harald II gray fur.
- First written mention of the castle towns hurry and Wurzen as civitas Ilburg or Vurcine civitas on July 29, 961 in a charter of King Otto I..