850 in history

Died in 850

Feb 1 Ramiro I of Asturias King of Asturias from 842 until his death. He was son of King Bermudo I, and became king after a struggle for succession that followed the death of Alfonso II without issue. He was a contemporary of Abd ar-Rahman II, Umayyad Emir of Córdoba. During his turbulent reign, the chronicles relate that he had to fend off attacks from both Vikings and Moors. Numerous important structures, such as his recreational palace Santa María del Naranco, were built during his reign in the estilo ramirense that prefigured Romanesque architecture
Apr 18 Perfectus one of the Martyrs of Córdoba whose martyrdom was recorded by Saint Eulogius in the Memoriale sanctorum.
May 6 Emperor Ninmyō the 54th emperor of Japan, according to the traditional order of succession. Ninmyō's reign lasted from 833 to 850
Jun 17 Tachibana no Kachiko a Japanese empress, the chief consort of Emperor Saga and the daughter of Tachibana no Kiyotomo.