Centuries: 10th century BC - 9th century BC - 8th century BC
Events and Trends
- 845 BC - Pherecles, King of Athens dies after a reign of 19 years and is succeeded by his son Ariphron.
- 842 BC - Shalmaneser III devastates the territory of Damascus; Israel and the Phoenician cities sent tribute.
- 841 BC - Death of Zhou Li Wang, King of the Zhou Dynasty of China.
- 841 BC - Records of the Grand Historian regards this year as the first year of consecutive annaual dating of Chinese history.