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Millennium: 1st millennium
Centuries: 9th century10th century11th century
Decades: 950s  960s  970s  – 980s –  990s  1000s  1010s
Years: 982 983 984985986 987 988


  • Barcelona sacked by Al-Mansur
  • Greenland colonized by Icelandic Viking Erik the Red (the date is according to legend but has been established as at least approximately correct – see History of Greenland)
  • Lady Wulfruna founded the town that later became the city of Wolverhampton
  • Henry the Wrangler restored as Duke of Bavaria
  • Rajaraja Chola I becomes the Chola Emperor and brings in another golden era of Chola Empire

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