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Millennium: 1st millennium
Centuries: 8th century9th century10th century
Decades: 850s  860s  870s  – 880s –  890s  900s  910s
Years: 877 878 879 – 880 – 881 882 883

Events

  • Oldest known mention of the city of Dortmund
  • Pope John VIII issued the Bill "Industriae Tuae", creating an independent ecclesiastical province in Great Moravia with Archbishop Saint Methodius as its head. The Old Church Slavonic was recognized as the fourth liturgical language, besides Latin, Greek and Hebrew.
  • Bishopric established in Nitro.

Births

  • Fujiwara no Tadahira, Japanese regent
  • Louis the Blind, King of Provence (r. 887 – 900), King of Italy (r. 900 – 901), and Holy Roman Emperor (r. 901 – 905)

Deaths


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