912 in history

912 events chronologically

May 11 Alexander becomes Emperor of the Byzantine Empire

Born in 912

Nov 23 Otto I Holy Roman Emperor German king from 936 and emperor of the Holy Roman Empire from 962 until his death in 973. The oldest son of Henry I the Fowler and Matilda, Otto was "the first of the Germans to be called the emperor of Italy"

Died in 912

Apr 6 Notker the Stammerer a musician, author, poet, and Benedictine monk at the Abbey of Saint Gall in modern Switzerland. He is commonly accepted to be the "Monk of Saint Gall" who wrote De Carolo Magno, a book of anecdotes about the Emperor Charlemagne
May 11 Leo VI the Wise Byzantine Emperor from 886 to 912. The second ruler of the Macedonian dynasty , he was very well-read, leading to his surname. During his reign, the renaissance of letters, begun by his predecessor Basil I, continued; but the Empire also saw several military defeats in the Balkans against Bulgaria and against the Arabs in Sicily and the Aegean
Jul 18 Zhu Wen a Jiedushi at the end of the Chinese dynasty Tang Dynasty, who previously served as a general under the rebel Huang Chao's state of Qi and overthrew Tang in 907, established the Later Liang as its emperor, and ushered in the era of the Five Dynasties and Ten Kingdoms.
Oct 15 Abdullah ibn Muhammad al-Umawi the seventh Emir of Córdoba, reigning from 888 to 912 in Al-Andalus.
Oct 25 Rudolph I of Burgundy King of Burgundy from his election in 888 until his death.
Nov 30 Otto I Duke of Saxony the Duke of Saxony from 880 to his death.