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836 was a leap year
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837 wasn't, but we're trying to get to our goal.
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Pippin I, King of Aquitania, died in the year 838.
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Nobody I'm aware of died in the year 839.
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But in 840, 17-year-old Charles the Bald became king of the Franks. (This may be why hot dogs don't have hair on them.)
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In 841 there were Vikings in Dublin.
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Alfonso II the Chaste, king of Asturia, died in 842. My guess is that he didn't leave any descendants.
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Qiu Shiliang, Chinese eunuch official, died the next year, in 843. The same is probably true of him.
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844 is one of the area codes used for toll-free numbers.
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845. And I got nuthin'.
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Louis the Stammerer, king of West Francia, was born in 846.
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In 847, Rabanus Maurus, a Frankish Benedictine monk, became archbishop of Mainz after the death of Odgar. But you knew that already.
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In the Chinese calendar, the year 848 was 丁卯年 (Fire Rabbit) 3544 or 3484 to 戊辰年 (Earth Dragon) 3545 or 3485.
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an even 850
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An odd 851.

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A prime 853
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For obvious reasons, 854.
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Hmm. I think 856 is next.
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In the year 857, the first recorded major outbreak of ergotism killed thousands of people in the Rhine Valley. They had eaten bread made from rye infected with the ergot fungus parasite Claviceps purpurea.
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And then there's

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Which, of course, will always be followed by 860.
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I'm typing 861 at 2039.
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863 CE. An unremarkable year.
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In 864 Olaf the White and his Vikings tore through Scotland before running into Constantine.
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May 26, 866: Basil the Macedonian was crowned co-emperor of the Byzantine Empire, and was adopted by the much younger Michael III.

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I have absolutely no idea, except that when you occupied such a position in those days, it seems that you got to make up your own rules.

867.
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868 CE. The year my great x3453 grandfather was born. He was a nice guy, I heard.
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870. There, I said it.
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874. Let's get to our goal.
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We're almost there, only 999,125 to go!

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877 is one of a number of area codes reserved for toll-free calls.
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In 879, King Louis the Stammerer died at Compiègne, after a reign of 18 m-m-m-months.
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No slowing down, we have a long way to go. 883.
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