969 in history

969 events chronologically

Oct 28 Byzantine general Michael Bourtzes seizes part of Antioch's fortifications. The capture of the city from the Arabs is completed three days later, when reinforcements under the stratopedarches Peter arrive
Oct 29 Byzantine troops occupy Antioch Syria
Dec 11 Byzantine Emperor Nikephoros II Phokas is assassinated by his wife Theophano and her lover, the later Emperor John I Tzimiskes

Died in 969

Jul 11 Olga of Kiev a ruler of Kievan Rus' as regent for her son, Svyatoslav.