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Millennium: 1st millennium
Centuries: 9th century10th century11th century
Decades: 960s  970s  980s  – 990s –  1000s  1010s  1020s
Years: 991 992 993994995 996 997

Year 994 (CMXCIV) was a common year starting on Monday (link will display the full calendar) of the Julian calendar.


By place


  • Sweyn Forkbeard marries Sigrid the Haughty.
  • Otto III reaches his majority and begins to rule Germany.
  • Aethelred II pays £16,000 of Danegeld to Olaf Trygvasson.

Middle East


  • November 7 – Ibn Hazm, Arab philosopher (d. 1069)
  • Simeon, first Norman abbot of Ely Abbey
  • Imam Bayhaqi Scholar of Islamic Faith


  • Margrave Leopold I of Austria
  • Sigeric the Serious
  • John Weir the Great, King of the Nords
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