965 966 967 968 - 969 - 970 971 972 973
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930s 940s 950s - 960s - 970s 980s 990s
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9th century - 10th century - 11th century
- December 11 - John I becomes Emperor of the Eastern Roman Empire.
- Boris II succeeds Peter I as Czar of Bulgaria.
- Fatimids move their capital from Kairouan (in modern Tunisia) to Fustat (modern Cairo, Egypt).
- Emperor En'yu succeeds Emperor Reizei on the throne of Japan.
- Jing Zong succeeds Mu Zong in Khitan.
- Nicephorus II captures Antioch from the Arabs.
- January 29 - Peter I of Bulgaria
- July 11 - Olga of Kiev
- Harald II of Norway
- Nicephorus II
- Olga of Kievaf:969