Centuries: 9th century - 10th century - 11th century
Decades: 900s 910s 920s 930s 940s - 950s - 960s 970s 980s 990s 1000s
Years: 953 954 955 956 957 - 958 - 959 960 961 962 963
Arts and Literature
- Kshemgupta, King of Kashmir dies and is succeeded by his young son Abhimanyu. Didda, widow of the former and mother of the later , becomes de facto ruler.
- First literary reference to legendary Sherwood Forest, although no mention yet of Robin Hood, its most famous bandit denizen.