This page lists news articles and events for the year 853.
Events that happen on the specified date are listed under Events: entries. News articles that were published on the specified date are listed under News: entries. Events that only happened in fiction on the specified date are listed under Fiction: entries and are written in italics.
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- Event: Pope Leo IV dies; according to legend, he is succeeded by Pope Joan