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Millennium: 1st millennium
Centuries: 9th century10th century11th century
Decades: 950s  960s  970s  – 980s –  990s  1000s  1010s
Years: 979 980 981982983 984 985

Year 982 (CMLXXXII) was a common year starting on Sunday (link will display the full calendar) of the Julian calendar.


By place



  • July 13 – The Kalbids troops of the emir of Sicily defeat the imperial German army of Otto II near Crotone.


  • Yelu Longxu becomes the sixth emperor of the Liao Dynasty.
  • The Buyid ruler, 'Adud al-Dawla, start what was soon to become the most important hospital of Bagdad.

By topic


  • Adalbert becomes Bishop of Prague.


  • Emma of Normandy
  • Atisha, Bengali Buddhist saint


  • July 13 – Pandulf II of Salerno and Landulf IV of Benevento (at the Battle of Stilo near Crotone)
  • Emperor Jingzong of Liao
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