490s facts for kids

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Millennium: 1st millennium
Centuries: 4th century5th century6th century
Decades: 460s 470s 480s490s – 500s 510s 520s
Years: 490 491 492 493 494 495 496 497 498 499
Categories: BirthsDeaths – Architecture
Establishments – Disestablishments

Events

  • Possible timing of King Arthur's victory over the Saxons.
  • 493 – Death of Saint Patrick.
  • 494 – Pope Gelasius I delineates the relationship between church and state.
  • 494 – An earthquake devastates Latakia.
  • 494 – Under Emperor Xiaowen the capital of Northern Wei, a state in China capital is moved from Datong to Luoyang, a city long acknowledged as a major center in Chinese history.

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