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Millennium: 1st millennium
Centuries: 9th century10th century11th century
Decades: 950s  960s  970s  – 980s –  990s  1000s  1010s
Years: 983 984 985986987 988 989

986 was a year in the 10th century.


  • March 2 – Louis V becomes King of the Franks
  • End of the reign of Emperor Kazan, emperor of Japan
  • Emperor Ichijō ascends to the throne of Japan
  • Explorer Bjarni Herjólfsson becomes the first inhabitant of the Old World to sight North America
  • Sweyn Forkbeard becomes King of Denmark
  • Song Dynasty sends armies on three fronts against the Liao Dynasty in the Sixteen Prefectures but are defeated on all fronts.


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