Year 946 (CMXLVI) was a common year starting on Thursday (link will display the full calendar) of the Julian calendar.

Millennium: 1st millennium
946 in various calendars
Gregorian calendar946
Ab urbe condita1699
Armenian calendar395
Assyrian calendar5696
Balinese saka calendar867–868
Bengali calendar353
Berber calendar1896
Buddhist calendar1490
Burmese calendar308
Byzantine calendar6454–6455
Chinese calendar乙巳(Wood Snake)
3642 or 3582
    — to —
丙午年 (Fire Horse)
3643 or 3583
Coptic calendar662–663
Discordian calendar2112
Ethiopian calendar938–939
Hebrew calendar4706–4707
Hindu calendars
 - Vikram Samvat1002–1003
 - Shaka Samvat867–868
 - Kali Yuga4046–4047
Holocene calendar10946
Iranian calendar324–325
Islamic calendar334–335
Japanese calendarTengyō 9
Javanese calendar846–847
Julian calendar946
Korean calendar3279
Minguo calendar966 before ROC
Nanakshahi calendar−522
Seleucid era1257/1258 AG
Thai solar calendar1488–1489
Tibetan calendar阴木蛇年
(female Wood-Snake)
1072 or 691 or −81
    — to —
(male Fire-Horse)
1073 or 692 or −80
Eadred - MS Royal 14 B VI
King Eadred of England (923–955)


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  1. ^ McKitterick, Rosamond (1983). The Frankish Kingdoms under the Carolingians. Addison-Wesley Longman. p. 317. ISBN 978-0-582-49005-5.
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2007 Bagram Airfield bombing

The 2007 Bagram Airfield bombing was a suicide attack that killed up to 23 people and injured 20 more at the Bagram Airfield in Afghanistan, while Dick Cheney, the Vice President of the United States, was visiting. The attack occurred inside one of the security gates surrounding the heavily guarded base 60 km north of Kabul.

In 2007, Bagram was the main US airbase in Afghanistan.

900 (number)

900 (nine hundred) is the natural number following 899 and preceding 901. It is the square of 30 and the sum of Euler's totient function for the first 54 integers. In base 10 it is a Harshad number.

Al-Mansur Billah

Abu Tahir Ismail al-Mansur Billah (913 – 19 March 953) (Arabic: المنصور بالله الفاطمي‎) was the third Caliph of the Fatimid Caliphate in Ifriqiya (r. 946-953).

Al-Qa'im bi-Amr Allah

Abu'l-Qasim Muhammad ibn al-Mahdi (Arabic: أبو القاسم محمد بن المهدي القائم بأمر الله‎; April 893 – 17 May 946), better known by his regnal name al-Qa'im bi-Amr Allah or bi-Amri 'llah (القائم بأمر الله, "He who carries out God's orders"), was the second caliph of the Fatimid Caliphate in Ifriqiya and ruled from 934 to 946. He is the 12th Imam according to the Isma'ili faith.

Battle of Boldon Hill

The Battle of Boldon Hill (25 March 1644) was a skirmish fought during the English Civil War in March 1644, between a Royalist army attempting to bring the army of the Scottish Covenanters to battle.

Cameron, West Virginia

Cameron is a city in Marshall County, West Virginia, United States. It is part of the Wheeling, West Virginia metropolitan area. The population was 946 at the 2010 census.


Eadred (also Edred) (923 – 23 November 955) was King of the English from 946 until his death. He was the son of Edward the Elder and his third wife Eadgifu of Kent, and a grandson of Alfred the Great. Eadred came to the throne following the assassination of his older brother, Edmund I. The chief achievement of his reign was to bring the Kingdom of Northumbria under total English control, which occurred with the defeat and expulsion of Eric Bloodaxe in 954. Eadred died at the age of 32 having never married, and was succeeded by his 15-year-old nephew, Eadwig.

Edmund I

Edmund I (Old English: Ēadmund, pronounced [æːɑdmund]; 921 – 26 May 946) was King of the English from 939 until his death. His epithets include the Elder, the Deed-doer, the Just, and the Magnificent.Edmund was the son of Edward the Elder and his third wife Eadgifu of Kent, and a grandson of Alfred the Great. His father died when he was young, and was succeeded by his oldest son Æthelstan. Edmund came to the throne upon the death of his half-brother in 939, apparently with little opposition. His reign was marked by almost constant warfare, including conquests or reconquests of the Midlands, Northumbria, and Strathclyde (the last of which was ceded to Malcolm I of Scotland). Edmund was assassinated after six-and-a-half years as king, while attending Mass in Pucklechurch, Gloucestershire. He was initially succeeded by his brother Eadred, but his two sons – Eadwig and Edgar the Peaceful – both later came to the throne.

Ibrahim ibn Sinan

Ibrahim ibn Sinan (Ibrāhīm ibn Sinān ibn Thābit ibn Qurra, ابراهيم بن سنان بن ثابت بن قرة; born 295-296 AH/908 AD in Baghdad, died: 334-335 AH/946 AD in Baghdad, aged 38) was an Arab Muslim scholar from Harran in northern Mesopotamia/Assyria, the grandson of Thābit ibn Qurra. He was mathematician and astronomer who studied geometry and in particular tangents to circles. He also made advances in the quadrature of the parabola and the theory of integration, generalizing the work of Archimedes, which was unavailable at the time. He is often referenced as one of the most important mathematicians of his time.

List of state highways in Maryland shorter than one mile (900–999)

The following is a list of state highways in Maryland shorter than one mile (1.6 km) in length with route numbers between 900 and 999. Most of these highways act as service roads, old alignments of more prominent highways, or connectors between one or more highways. Many of these highways are unsigned and have multiple segments with the same number. Several of these highways have their own articles; those highways are summarized here and a link is provided to the main article. This list does not include highways where at least one highway of that number is at least one mile in length. All highways at least one mile in length have their own article. The highways shorter than one mile with the same number are covered in the main article for the highway.

Nelsons Crossing, California

Nelsons Crossing is an unincorporated community in Butte County, California. It lies at an elevation of 3104 feet (946 m). The place is on Fall Creek.

Pope Marinus II

Pope Marinus II (; or Martin III; d. May 946) was Pope from 30 October 942 to his death in 946.

Saskatchewan Highway 943

Highway 943 is a provincial highway in the northwest region of the Canadian province of Saskatchewan. It runs from the settlement of Meetoos, where it continues as Highway 698, to Highway 942 northwest of Big River. Highway 943 is about 69 km (43 mi) long.

Highway 943 intersects Highway 945 and Highway 946, as well as an access road to the Island Lake Provincial Recreation Site on Island Lake.

Saskatchewan Highway 946

Highway 946 is a highway in the Canadian province of Saskatchewan. It runs from Highway 943 to the intersection of Highway 24 and Range Road 3113 at Leoville.

Highway 946 is about 33 km (14 mi.) long.

Type 946 submarine rescue ship

The Type 946 930 submarine rescue ship (NATO reporting name Dazhou (大舟, meaning Great Ark) class) is a type of coastal submarine rescue ship developed by China for the People's Liberation Army Navy (PLAN). A development designated as Type 946A is also in service with PLAN.

USS Edson

USS Edson (DD-946) is a Forrest Sherman-class destroyer, formerly of the United States Navy, built by Bath Iron Works in Maine in 1958. Her home port was Long Beach, California and she initially served in the Western Pacific/Far East, operating particularly in the Taiwan Strait and off the coast of Vietnam. Her exceptionally meritorious service in 1964 in the Gulf of Tonkin was recognized with the first of three Navy Unit Commendations. During the following years she was shelled by North Vietnamese land forces, and apparently received friendly fire from the US Air Force.

Following an onboard fire in 1974, Edson returned to the West Pacific and was later commended for her roles in the evacuation of Phnom Penh and Saigon.

She was decommissioned in 1988, but the following year became a museum ship at the Intrepid Sea-Air-Space Museum in New York. Returning to Navy lay-up in 2004, it was agreed in 2012 that she should again become a museum ship, at Bay City, Michigan. A National Historic Landmark, she is one of only two surviving Forest Sherman-class destroyers.


USS LST-946 was an LST-542-class tank landing ship in the United States Navy. Like many of her class, she was not named and is properly referred to by her hull designation.

United Nations Security Council Resolution 946

United Nations Security Council resolution 946, adopted on 30 September 1994, after reaffirming Resolution 733 (1992) and all of its subsequent resolutions on the situation in Somalia, the Council extended the mandate of the United Nations Operation in Somalia II (UNOSOM II) for a period of one month until 31 October 1994.The Council was concerned at the deteriorating situation in Somalia, attacks and harassment against UNOSOM II and other personnel were condemned, while it was the Somali parties responsibility to ensure the safety of the personnel. The presence of the United Nations and other international personnel and support in the country was dependent on the will of the Somali parties to achieve a political solution. The intention of the Secretary-General Boutros Boutros-Ghali to report on the prospects for national reconciliation and the future of the United Nations in Somalia by mid-October 1994.

The mandate of UNOSOM II was extended to 31 October 1994 and the Council pledged to conduct a review of its mandate and future before the expiry date. The Secretary-General was encouraged to prepare contingency arrangements for the implementation of decisions including the withdrawal of UNOSOM II. It was also decided to send a mission to Somalia to inform the parties there of the plans of the Security Council.Resolution 946 was adopted by 14 votes to none, with one abstention from the United States.


Vespa (Italian pronunciation: [ˈvɛspa]) is an Italian brand of scooter manufactured by Piaggio. The name means wasp in Italian. The Vespa has evolved from a single model motor scooter manufactured in 1946 by Piaggio & Co. S.p.A. of Pontedera, Italy to a full line of scooters and one of seven companies today owned by Piaggio.From their inception, Vespa scooters have been known for their painted, pressed steel unibody which combines a complete cowling for the engine (enclosing the engine mechanism and concealing dirt or grease), a flat floorboard (providing foot protection), and a prominent front fairing (providing wind protection) into a structural unit.

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