936 in history

936 events chronologically

Aug 7 Coronation of King Otto I of Germany
Nov 28 Shi Jingtang is enthroned as the first emperor of the Later Jin by Emperor Taizong of Liao, following a revolt against Emperor Fei of Later Tang

Born in 936

Sep 24 'Adud al-Dawla king of the Buyid dynasty from 949 to 983. He is widely regarded as the greatest monarch of the dynasty, and one of the most powerful Muslim rulers during his late reign

Died in 936

Jul 2 Henry the Fowler the Duke of Saxony from 912 and the King of Germany from 919 until his death. First of the Ottonian Dynasty of German kings and emperors, he is generally considered to be the founder and first king of the medieval German state, known until then as East Francia. An avid hunter, he obtained the epithet "the Fowler" because he was allegedly fixing his birding nets when messengers arrived to inform him that he was to be king