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|Centuries:||9th century – 10th century – 11th century|
|Decades:||960s 970s 980s – 990s – 1000s 1010s 1020s|
|Years:||987 988 989 – 990 – 991 992 993|
Events[change | change source]
- January 1 – Kievan Rus' adopts the Julian calendar.
- Construction of the Al-Hakim Mosque begins in Cairo.
- The Pax Ecclesiae, an edict by the church in southern France attempting to outlaw acts of war against non-combatants and the clergy, is promulgated.
Births[change | change source]
- Conrad II, Holy Roman Emperor (approximate)
- Edmund II of England, (approximate)
- Mieszko II of Poland, king of Poland from 1025 to 1031, duke from 1032 to 1034.
- Yorimichi, regent to the Japanese emperor from 1017 to 1020 and from 1020 to 1068.
- Johannes Skotus, Bishop of Mecklenburg (approximate)