|Centuries:||9th century - 10th century - 11th century|
|Decades:|| 940s 950s 960s - 970s - 980s 990s 1000s
|Years:||976 977 978 - 979 - 980 981 982|
|Gregorian calendar|| 979 |
|Ab urbe condita||1732|
|Armenian calendar|| 428 |
|Bahá'í calendar||-865 – -864|
|Coptic calendar||695 – 696|
|Ethiopian calendar||971 – 972|
|Hebrew calendar||4739 – 4740|
|- Vikram Samvat||1034 – 1035|
|- Shaka Samvat||901 – 902|
|- Kali Yuga||4080 – 4081|
|Iranian calendar||357 – 358|
|Islamic calendar||368 – 369|
|- Imperial Year|| Kōki 1639|
|Thai solar calendar||1522|
- The Tynwald, or parliament, of the Isle of Man, is founded.
- Ethelred succeeds his brother Edward as king of England
- March 24 — The Battle of Pankalia: a combined Byzantine-Georgian force defeats Bardas Sklerus, an organizer of the large-scale rebellion in the Byzantine empire's Asian provinces.
- Song Dynasty destroys the Northern Han state.
- August 1 — Battle of the Gaoliang River near present-day Beijing between the Song Dynasty and Liao Dynasty. Song forces are routed.
People of the year 979 at Familypedia
2 people were born in 979
|Father||Mother||Age mother at birth|
|Mieszko of Poland (c979-aft995)||Mieszko I of Poland (c932-992)||Oda von Haldensleben (c962-1023)|
|Mathilde von Sachsen (979-1025)||Otto II von Sachsen (955-983)||Theophanu Skleros (960-991)|
10 children were born to the 1 women born in 979
2 people died in 979
|Father||Mother||Age at death|
|Unifred de Ribagorça (?-979)||Raymond II de Ribagorce (c915-970)||Gersende de Fezensac (c920-aft961)|
|Judicael Berengar (-bef979)|
263 people lived in 979
Events of the year 979 at FamilypediaEdit
2 people were married in 979.
|Ramiro III of León (961-985)||Sancha Gómez de Saldaña y Liébana (?-?)|
|Geoffrey I of Anjou (-987)||Adele of Meaux (c950-c980) + Adelaise de Chalon (?-?)|
There were 0 military battles in 979.
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