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Millennium: 1st millennium
Centuries: 9th century10th century11th century
Decades: 960s  970s  980s  – 990s –  1000s  1010s  1020s
Years: 987 988 989990991 992 993

990 is a year in the 10th century.


  • January 1Kievan Rus' adopts the Julian calendar.
  • Construction of the Al-Hakim Mosque begins in Cairo.
  • The Pax Ecclesiae, an edict by the church in southern France attempting to outlaw acts of war against non-combatants and the clergy, is promulgated.



  • Kaneie, regent to the Japanese emperor from 986 to 990.
  • Al-Uqlidisi, Middle-East mathematician.
  • Dunash ben Labrat

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