838 (DCCCXXXVIII) was a common year starting on Tuesday of the Julian calendar, the 838th year of the Common Era (CE) and Anno Domini (AD) designations, the 838th year of the 1st millennium, the 38th year of the 9th century, and the 9th year of the 830s decade. As of the start of 838, the Gregorian calendar was 4 days ahead of the Julian calendar, which was the dominant calendar of the time.

Millennium: 1st millennium
Centuries: 8th century9th century10th century
Decades: 800s  810s  820s  – 830s –  840s  850s  860s
Years: 835 836 837838839 840 841
838 in other calendars
Gregorian calendar838
Ab urbe condita1591
Armenian calendar287
Assyrian calendar5588
Balinese saka calendar759–760
Bengali calendar245
Berber calendar1788
Buddhist calendar1382
Burmese calendar200
Byzantine calendar6346–6347
Chinese calendar丁巳(Fire Snake)
3534 or 3474
    — to —
戊午年 (Earth Horse)
3535 or 3475
Coptic calendar554–555
Discordian calendar2004
Ethiopian calendar830–831
Hebrew calendar4598–4599
Hindu calendars
 - Vikram Samvat894–895
 - Shaka Samvat759–760
 - Kali Yuga3938–3939
Holocene calendar10838
Iranian calendar216–217
Islamic calendar223–224
Japanese calendarJōwa 5
Javanese calendar734–736
Julian calendar838
Korean calendar3171
Minguo calendar1074 before ROC
Nanakshahi calendar−630
Seleucid era1149/1150 AG
Thai solar calendar1380–1381
Tibetan calendar阴火蛇年
(female Fire-Snake)
964 or 583 or −189
    — to —
(male Earth-Horse)
965 or 584 or −188

Births change


for more information, see Category:838 deaths.