867 in history

Born in 867

Mar 21 Ælla of Northumbria King of Northumbria, England in the middle of the 9th century. Sources on Northumbrian history in this period are limited. Ælla's descent is not known and the dating of his reign is problematic. He is a major character in the saga Ragnarssona þáttr
Mar 21 Osberht of Northumbria king of Northumbria in the middle of the 9th century. Sources on Northumbrian history in this period are limited. Osberht's descent is not known and the dating of his reign is problematic
May 5 Emperor Uda the 59th emperor of Japan, according to the traditional order of succession.

Died in 867

Nov 13 Pope Nicholas I Pope from 24 April 858 to his death in 867. He is remembered as a consolidator of papal authority and power, exerting decisive influence upon the historical development of the papacy and its position among the Christian nations of Western Europe. Nicholas I asserted that the pope should have suzerain authority over all Christians, even royalty, in matters of faith and morals