917 in history

917 events chronologically

Aug 20 Battle of Acheloos: Tsar Simeon I of Bulgaria decisively defeats a Byzantine army
Sep 5 Liu Yan declares himself emperor, establishing the Southern Han state in southern China, at his capital of Panyu

Died in 917

Jan 21 Erchanger Duke of Swabia the duke of Swabia from September 915 to his death. He was the son of Berthold I, count palatine of Swabia, who is sometimes called Erchanger as well, in which case the duke is Erchanger His mother was Gisela, daughter of Louis the German and his family is known as the Ahalolfinger
Aug 5 Euthymius I of Constantinople the Ecumenical Patriarch of Constantinople from 907 to 912. A monk since his youth, he became spiritual father of the future Leo VI the Wise, and was raised by him to the high ecclesiastical office of syncellus. Despite his turbulent relationship with Leo, in 907 he was appointed to the patriarchate and held the post until his deposition shortly before or after Leo's death in 912